Elvish Religion

The Elves don’t have priests, or any other religious specialists, but they revere their deities (whom they call the Saldarè) and invoke them in times of trouble.

Their creation myth is extremely simple, and in fact, can be quoted in full here: “From the One came the Two, and from the Two the Five. From the Five came the Saldarè and the wild things of the world.” The identity of the One, Two and some of the Five are unknown, although Agalyma and Elyus (the Mother and Father of the Elves, respectively), as well as Gadaron (“the Sky King”), are said to have been among them. The rest of these mysterious beings are said to “dwell beyond the stars”; their names have been forgotten.

The Church of the Ascended has had to confront the Elvish legends. Since the Elves are known to have lived near the Throne of God, their stories can’t be dismissed as pagan superstitions, yet they fit uneasily with Church doctrine. Current thinking is that Gadaron is another name of Athund, the Great God, while Agalyma is his wife Leddra, the Queen of Heaven. The rest of the Elvish gods are said to be angels in the divine pantheon.

Elvish Religion

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