Hylea

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Hylea
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General
Aliases Sky-Mother
Queen of Birds
Portfolio The sky
birds
maternity
creativity
language
song
invention
the arts
Allies Eothas
Foes Magran (a relatively new development)
Symbols A sky-blue bird’s egg
People
Notable Followers Pallegina
Casfath
Onŵen
Temple Temple of Hylea
Priests
Playable Deity No
Other
Quests The Nest Above the Clouds
Books The Midwife's Memoirs
Godlike Avian godlike
Hylea (Aedyran: Hylea), also known as bird queen, is the goddess of birds and the sky.[1] Hylea visits the people on the screams of women in childbirth - and when a woman dies giving life to her child, her soul is carried away and reborn as an avian attendant of Hylea's Court.

Midwifes of Hylea wear the fetish charms of the Cloudsinger. Those feathery trinkets look gaudy and unbecoming, but it is a signal fire to women in need that they are a trained midwife, blessed by Hylea and living every note of life's song. The Queen of Birds wills their followers to shepherd new life into the world, and not, as the other gods so often desire, to end it.

The Bird Queen stands not on ceremony, she makes herself manifest in the music of birds and in beauty of the ubiquitous open sky. Hylea prefers the worship of two children singing over a thousand petitioners silently praying for victory. The Sky-mother asks so little of us, and yet so much - we are charged to live every note of life's song...

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Forum post by Josh Sawyer