Like many of his people, “Billius” set out on a mission, one that he believed would have him set for life. To do this he had to infiltrate a crew of adventurers. But his time with them has proved to have a different effect on his life than he had planned.
But that is not a fate sought by all the residence. Every now and then a catfolk is born who craves a different kind of hunt. Marius is one such catfolk. Instead of stalking through forests Marius prefers libraries and tombs, instead of herbivores, he hunts knowledge. Not wanting the afterlife promised him, Marius struck out into the world to chase the obscure and unknown.
They live on the island Selphenra and are a proud, noble people, who have learned that they do not need to conquer nature but work with it. They’re desires conflicted with the rest of the Meridine Ocean and caused them to become isolationists on their island plateau. Unfortunately, this has caused them to become sternly set in their ways. But knowledge has a way of surfacing no matter how tall you build your walls.
Vianna was curious in the magical arts and showed a natural talent for it. Though it was soon discovered that she did not draw the magics she commanded from the Goddess Toshigami. She heard the secrets of magic whispered through time and discovered how to draw magic from within herself. When a blight started to spread from her house the other elves became outraged and used her in a sacrificial ritual. Sending her out to sea, poisoned and with offerings to the gods. Her spirit guide came to her and managed to keep her alive long enough to be found.
Her devilish heritage grew to valuable to others. She was captured at the tender age of twelve by the Mages’ Guild. For 16 long years she was tortured and experimented upon. Fate has a way of intervening with those strong of spirit. After many escape attempts, she finally spotted one that would change her life forever.
Kava – Mother of the Gods. Goddess of the heavens, beauty, desire, destiny, and home.
Allmid – Sister of Kava. Goddess of freshwater and life. Possible Colossi?
Tulmo – Sister Goddess of Fulther. Goddess of Winds and travel.
Vinrus – Brother of Fulther. God of volcanoes, earth, fire, life cycle, and time.
Demis – Brother of Fulther. Keeper of the dead inside the Void Ocean.
Strin – Brother of Fulther. God of War and storms.
Bahn – Son of Vinrus and Kava. God of the Forge and protection
Teltos – Son of Demis and Allmid. The collector of the dead.
Salna – Daughter of Fulther and Kava. Goddess of celebration. Represents the Year cycle moon.
Wimby – Daughter of Fulther and Allmid. Goddess of Life and Crops. Represents the Month cycle moon.
Rowaa – Daughter of Fulther and Salna. Goddess of the arts. Represents the Day cycle moon.
Korada – God of tranquility. Resides on the island Althorn. Often depicted as a simple middle-aged human male in robes with a neutral face, eyes closed and a relaxed yet confident stance.
Toshigami – Goddess of the Forest and of the Elves. Resides on the island Selphinra. Often depicted as a 7 foot tall elven woman made of plants who’s movements resemble that of trees gently swaying in the breeze.
Cetaceal – Goddess of the Thalassic named Theodore (A behemoth whale with crab like arms instead of fins). She rules over the subaquatic race known as Gilmen, a humanoid shape strong resembling humans but often shorter, gills around the neck, webbed hands and feet. Cetaceal is often depicted in the style of a merfolk but with all her skin and lower half resembling an orca.
Palug – God of the hunt. Resides on the Island of Dawon and oversees the Catfolk. Palug is often on the hunt looking for his next worthy prey which has created large fearsome beasts that roam the jungle of Dawon. He is often depicted as a smoky visage of a black panther who stands at about 20 at his shoulders when on all fours. There is much debate if Palug is actually intelligent or not.
Contan – Colossi of Fire. Imprisoned in the sky as the Sun, guarded by Bahn.
Demia – Colossi of Earth. Imprisoned on the ocean floor. Drown by Fulther, guarded by Demis.
Gignum – Colossi of the Savage. Creator of the Gignum Trees. Trees with a core so dense and strong, the Catfolk uses it instead of metal for their tools.
Pronos – Colossi of the Oceans