Gods

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Valind – (Thor) – Is a Longspear-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, darkwood trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also war, wrestling and boasting.

Krom – (Odin) – All Father – god of knowledge, kings, and is associated with diplomacy, rulership, victory and death, but also wisdom, Shamanism, magic, poetry, prophecy, and the hunt. Krom has many sons, the most famous of whom is the thunder god Valind.

Irandi – (Sif) – Is the goddess of beauty, gold, madness and death also associated with vengence. She is the wife of the lightning god Valind and is known for her golden hair. Her tradgedy is a cautionary tale for many. She could not offer her husband a son and so Valind slept with her twin sister Irildi who later gave birth to twin sons Heimar and Boshi and this news tipped her into madness, taking her own life to show him her love for him.

Kassa – (Frigg) – She is the wife of Krom and mother of Valind, goddess of the Earth and Mountians she has many sons. She is the mother of all and as such is the patron of mid wives, babies and defending the hearth.

Hexor – (Loki) – Is the god of thievery, trickery and trade. He sometimes assists the other gods and sometimes causes them problems. Hexor is a shape shifter and in separate incidents he appears in the form of a salmon, mare, seal, a fly, and possibly an elderly woman. Hexor’s positive relations with the other gods end with his role in engineering the death of the god Deilar. Hexor is eventually bound by the gods with the entrails of one of his sons.

Deilar – (Baldr) – God of prophecy, time and it is said when he dies it will bring about the first stage of the Geshan or end of days when the sky will fall and all will be consumed.

Isildi – (Freyja) – Goddess of love, sexuality, beauty, fertility, . She is twin sister to Irandi and is associated more with the positive elements of womanhood, prayed to by young women and brides to be.

Hallan – (Freyr) – God of nobility, pleasure, beer, diplomacy and travel is one of the most important Koshian gods. Hallan was associated with sacral kingship, virility and prosperity, with sunshine and fair weather, and was pictured as a phallic fertility god, Hallan “bestows peace and pleasure on mortals”. Hallan is the son of the sea god , brother of the goddess Isildi. The gods gave him the Sunset Isles, the realm of the Elves, as a teething present. He rides the shining dwarf-made boar Pinoshi and possesses the ship Skybreaker which always has a favorable breeze and can be folded together and carried in a pouch when it is not being used. He has the servants Skírnir, Byggvir, and Beyla.

Yenthir – (Njörðr) – God of the seas, trade and monsters and is associated with seafaring, wind, fishing, wealth, ship building and crop fertility. Father of Isildi, to the ill fated Irandi and Hallan and Husband

Urida – (Skadi) – Goddess of bowhunting, skiing, winter, mountains and vengence. Urida is known by the party as “The Ski Bitch!” and was Wife and Mother but above all was known for throwing Yenthir of a mountain after he got drunk and insulted her and so bad was the insult that she dragged him a second time to the sumit and threw him down again.

Farn – (Mímir) – God of Death, Rebirth, Wisdom, Silence, the Misshapen and Deformed. He was slain by Heirnon the Titan and who removed Farn’s head and carried it around as it spoke wisdom. After many years it spoke its last and began to laugh as it had lead the Titan and all their kind to the brink of destruction, damning them all to an eternity trapped beneath the earth until the end of days. In life he was deformed and was the champion of all who were cursed by Kassa and Isildi bringing those slain by their parents back to life to serve him in a garden as animals and wondrous beasts or to claim the souls of their own parents in return for their service.

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