Creation Myth

These are the ages of creation…

Endarra:

Before everything, the gods dreamed.

Anrhefn
dreamed of chaos and disorder and constant change

Drita
dreamed of light, and a source of light.

Toka
dreamed of a solid surface, rocks and soil and earth.

Uji
dreamed of water, seas and rivers and lakes.

Jeta
dreamed of living things to explore the new creation

Vdekja
dreamed of the end of life, and rebirth.

Aer
dreamed of the sky, and the air

Zjarri
dreamed of fire and heat and warmth

Hija
dreamed of places hidden from the light, shadows and darkness

Urdhri
dreamed of order, everything in its place and at its allotted time.

Adhurim:

And then the gods awoke, and saw that all they had dreamed was made real, and they delighted in their creation.

Anrhefn
delighted in the unpredictability and ever changing nature of the world.

Drita
delighted in the light, and the sun, and the moon.

Toka
delighted in the mountains and caves and metals.

Uji
delighted in the rain and the clouds and the waves.

Jeta
delighted in the diversity of life, and the actions of the living.

Vdekja
delighted in the cycle of life, and death and rebirth of living things.

Aer
delighted in the wind and the breath of the living, and in rainbows.

Zjarri
delighted in the heat of the sun, and the warmth of the earth and the living.

Hija
delighted in the night, and the shadowy forests and the deep places of the world.

Urdhri
delighted in the connectedness of everything, and the reliance of one thing upon another.

Deshira:

But the gods began to find fault with their creation, and desired more.

Anrhefn
desired ever more change and chaos.

Drita
desired that all be exposed to the light, and nothing be hidden.

Toka
desired ever taller mountains, impervious to the weathering of other elements.

Uji
desired that all be reduced by waters, and the water should cover all.

Jeta
desired ever more and varying forms of life.

Vdekja
desired to know what came beyond death, being unable to experience it himself.

Aer
desired all be reduced to air.

Zjarri
desired ever hotter and more fierce fire, and for everything to burn.

Hija
desired that all light be extinguished forever, and all be hidden in shadows

Urdhri
desired everything to be ordered and still.

Deshperim:

And the gods came to despair of their realm ever achieving their desires.

Anrhefn
despaired of ever achieving chaos.

Drita
despaired of seeing all, or of ever dispelling the shadows.

Toka
despaired at seeing the earth forever rent by other forces.

Uji
despaired at the waters inability to overcome the land.

Jeta
despaired at ever exploring all of life’s forms before death took them.

Vdekja
despaired at the finality of death, and his inability to discover more.

Aer
despaired at the insubstantial nature of the air, and the fact that it must give way before all others.

Zjarri
despaired at the exhaustible nature of fire, and the constant need for fuel.

Hija
despaired at ever escaping the light.

Urdhri
despaired at the ever changing nature of the world.

And the gods decided to leave the world, and to part and create their own realms, apart from each other. And they created an amalgam of their aspects to remain behind, and to watch over their first world. This one was called Elu, which is The Watcher, and then the gods left, and their creation was allowed to continue, under the gaze of Elu.

Creation Myth

Sevarr Kip