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Gods: Myths

Like any culture with fantastical beings watching over them, myths rise up around them. Since these gods are real in this world, some may be true and some may not, or be from a particular point of view or not the whole story. These are three such myths (though there are many more) detailing the Origins of the Moon, the Lady and the Snake, and the Paradox of Eclipse.


Myths: Origins of the Moon

A godling named Eclipse secretly hated Sol and sought his destruction. Through trickery Eclipse managed to capture Sol into a magical binding that would use Sol's own power to crush him. In doing so, the world fell into eternal darkness without Sol and the light of his two suns*. The magical bindings had nearly destroyed him when the Lightbringer, a heroic mortal, managed to free Sol. However, Sol had been captured for too long, and his once great power diminished to a fraction of his former glory. In his weakened state, he no longer had the strength to light the sky eternally. From the ashes of Sol's crushed power arose Luna. While she lacks the power of Sol in all his glory, she created the moon and the stars to light the path of the mortals whenever Sol would grow too weak.

Some interpretations actually suggest that Luna is the daughter of Sol and Eclipse. Others suggest that Luna is the twin sister of Sol. Regardless of her origins, the most common and supported belief is that Luna is actually the soul mate of Sol. The power of Eclipse did not destroy Sol's power, but split it in two. Luna is, quite literally, Sol's other half, his soul mate. Both are only half a god, and only when together are either truly complete. This is why Sol loves her so completely.

Legend tells that Luna still loves Sol, but she had a prophecy of a dark future. Now she is convinced that if the two are ever in the same place at the same time that Eclipse will be able to launch another plan to destroy Sol and the world will fall into a deep all consuming darkness. She loves him far too much to put him at risk, and therefore hides from him so that she may keep him safe. One myth suggests that the rumor of Eclipse's next plan hinging on the two to be together is actually just a diabolical plot by Eclipse, with the very purpose of keeping the two apart. This serves as an attack on the very heart of Sol.


*Two suns – There is some debate whether or not this is actually a mistranslation of the ancient texts. Some suggest that the translation should read his "two sons," indicating that the power Sol lost was not personal power, but the lives of his children. His children were his light, and without them his soul fell into darkness from depression. From their deaths Luna was born, and this is why Sol loves her and is very protective of her. This sect also is one of the main supporters that Luna is the daughter of Sol, not his lover.


Myths: The Lady and the Snake

Legends tell of a woman of exquisite beauty. Her name was Lady Gon, Prime Shaman of the Gor Tribe. The Gor Tribe was well known as brutal, bloodthirsty savages. They practiced cannibalism in the belief that they would gain magical powers from the flesh of their eaten foes. One day Chaos saw the Lady Gon covered in blood, and in this state her beauty enthralled him. Her savagery could match his, beautiful and lovely in every way. He pursued her in the attempt to take her hand in marriage, but she had no interest in him. Across the lands he chased her, and across the lands she fled him.

In this endless chase the Lady Gon happened upon a snake that stood tall in the world of man. She asked begged and pleaded him for help. Captivated by her beauty and taking pity on her story he agreed. He agreed to distract Chaos and give her time to make her escape, for he was brave and noble. When Chaos arrived the snake greeted him. Chaos, impatient as ever, tried to move passed him, but the snake told him he knew of a way for him to win the Lady Gon's hand. Intrigued, Chaos listened to his story.

The snake told him of a magic apple that could win the heart of any woman, all Chaos had to do was reach into the vase which held the apple and pull it out. Chaos reached into the vase and took hold of the apple, he was almost there. But then when he tried to take the apple out his hand became stuck, the opening too small for both the hand and the apple. Had Chaos simply let go of the apple he'd have been free, but Chaos did not think. He pulled and pulled with all of his might, but could not free his hand with the prize he sought.

The snake teased and laughed at Chaos. Who could be afraid of someone with his hand stuck in a vase? What a silly god indeed. Rage grew within Chaos. He would not be laughed at he said. So he cut off his hand so that he could be free. As Chaos turned his attention to the snake, the snake no longer laughed. Chaos approached the snake, the only mortal brave enough to stand against the great Chaos. Face to face with Chaos, the snake stood defiantly and did not back down. Even in all his fury the snake would not fear Chaos.

The snake had made a fool of Chaos, and Chaos could not allow this. With his good hand he reached into the snake and ripped out his spine. When Chaos threw the spine to the floor the snake fell to the ground and slithered away, fearing for his life. Never again would a snake stand against him or be known for courage. Chaos stood triumphant over the snake, but in all the confusion he had lost his true prize. Using the distraction, the Lady Gon had slipped away.

Chaos roared in fury. Once again he set off in pursuit of the Lady Gon. This time it was not her hand he sought. Nay, for he had lost a hand in the confrontation with the snake and this could not be forgiven. He would not be made a fool of, and he would have his revenge. When he found her he cursed her for the loss of his hand. To punish her, he stripped her of her beauty and swore that his confrontation with the snake would forever rest upon her head, on the head of the Gor: Gon.


Myths: The Paradox of Eclipse

By betraying my father,

And creating my mother,

I created myself as well.

Who am I?


According to legend there is a tale that before Sol and Luna separated, they gave birth to a child. They loved this child and named him Paradox. This child displayed amazing talent, and some say the smartest god of all time. Paradox, as a young godling, talked with Chrono. Though the legends are unclear of how he accomplished this, Chrono was tricked by the young godling and sent Paradox into the past. Once in the past, Paradox decided to take an alias so he would not later be discovered. He took the name, Eclipse. Eventually he attempted to betray Sol, and in doing so he created Luna. From their union, before they parted ways, they gave birth to Paradox.