Worship of Athaya

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Anaturu

In the hidden kingdoms and among the Haaru, Ahi the Trickster is known as a male deity who often pokes fun at other gods and spirits. Among the hidden cities this is seen as dangerous and anarchistic behaviour, meaning that whilst not persecuted openly his followers are shunned and unwelcome. The Haaru see his intentions as more benign, a way of pricking egos and promoting common sense. Ahi in their legends has a particular soft spot for underdogs, and will help them in their goals to prove a point to the other spirits.

Agryos

Tychios was the Old Agryan name for a god that oversaw good fortune. As a very minor deity, not much is currently known of them, and in the modern period they are more commonly understood by their Peredan worship. A few dedicated charities have Athaya as their patron, as well as more than a few hospices.

Peredor

Athaya is the patron goddess of the Peredan nation, their hope for forgiveness for the wrongs of their ancestors. Depicted as a beautiful young woman in blue or green robes, holding a blue rose, they oversee the healing and mercy needed to rebuild a worthwhile nation.

Empire of Steel and Stone

Vaetta, goddess of hope and prosperity, formerly occupied the place in the pantheon of the pre-Imperial dwarven kingdoms that Brynn sja Brenna holds now. The Shadow War put paid to that, and nowadays worship of her is discouraged.

Calandor

Athaya is a minor deity in Calandor and closely linked with the Attuned. Efforts have been made by elven missionaries and Farhaven and the ports of Corrin to bring the Warped into the fold as well, but the traditional secularism of Agryos runs too deeply for much to be accomplished.

Lost Lands

Athaya (or Orvendr, or Ahi) is an important goddess in the Lost Lands, particularly the less savoury ports and the more desperate homesteads. While there is little in the way of formal worship, it is an area of great interest to Athayan priests due to the turmoil associated with it.

Orc Highlands

Athaya is no more or less well regarded than Aurvandil among the orcs, and any followers of her would be a rare exception.

Valmar

Orvendr is a popular god among the Valmar. The name itself comes from a Valmari term for lefthandedness, also meaning tricky, odd or cunning. Whilst the name is different the god themself bears close resemblance to Ahi of Anaturu, perhaps due to Valmari trade with the south. Orvendr is more openly benevolent and less anarchistic though, a bringer of good fortune and good health.