[MAL-ee-uh] Chaos, Orlanthi and Uz pantheons — mother of disease, one of the Unholy Trio Mallia was a fertile goddess who was either captured and enslaved by Ragnaglar, or freely joined his plot (depending on the storyteller). She was part of the spell made by Ragnaglar and Thed which allowed chaos into the world. Though ..
In the darkest part of the Storm Age, when all the Gods were at war or dead, the Unholy Trio completed their mad plot and ruptured the boundaries of the universe. The world structure cracked and the gods of chaos stepped forth from the void. They spread over all the world, destroying, corrupting, and tainting ..
[WHAK-bohth] Chaos pantheon — chaos god of evil Wakboth is the moral evil of the world. This senseless and terrifying entity is supported by all disregard for life, and he supports continuous and brutal destruction. Twisted and foul, Wakboth is the world defiler. His existence in the Godtime was pure insult, since the old world ..
Chaos pantheon The Unholy Trio consists of Ragnaglar, Thed, and Malia. Together they created the ritual which allowed chaos to enter Glorantha and begin the destruction of ..
[THED] Chaos pantheon — chaos source of the broos, goddess of rape, one of the Unholy Trio Prior to the Lesser Darkness Thed was an important goddess. She was the wife of Ragnaglar and, with her husband and Mallia, schemed to introduce chaos into the world. By Ragnaglar, Thed had many children — the broos, ..
[THAN-ah-tahr] Chaos pantheon — chaos god, the Severed God see also Atyar, Tien In the Gods War, a chaos god named Tien commanded a colossal chaos swarm. He was captured by Storm Bull and broken into two pieces. Each of these two pieces survived and became the center of a small cult — Tien, god ..
[seh-SAY-nay] Chaos pantheon — goddess of temptation An intense desire for some object, emotion, or state of being can lead a person to use evil or corrupt means. Such vile, overwhelming passion is incited by Seseine, who rules demons of desire, incubi, and similarly horrible creatures. She is illustrated as a beautiful man or woman, ..
[rag-NAG-lahr] The Mad God, Leader of the Unholy Trio, The Evil One Chaos pantheon Ragnaglar is sometimes called the kinsman of Storm Bull, driven to hatred and dishonorable acts by jealousy. His spouse was Thed, his mistress was Mallia. Together the three formed the Unholy Trio. As proof of Ragnaglar’s madness they brought chaos, the ..
Chaos pantheon — the chaos ooze Chaos itself is impersonal, less than mindless, naught but a primal force even to its own worshipers. Human philosophers perceive it as separated into six progressively more complex Planes or forms. The first is the Void, less than nothingness; the last is Gbaji, the seductive god who makes chaos ..
[poh-CHARN-go] The Cosmic Cancer, Source of Mutation Chaos pantheon This god possesses a power which changes all that is good into that which is bad. Pocharngo corrupts from without — nothing which it touches is safe from degeneration. Like a growing, slogging swamp, it even turned the old world into a sickening tumultuous slough of ..
[OHM-pah-lom] Chaos and Doraddi pantheons — god of coercion and slavery This deity is the corruption of the powers of the Center, where all should be balanced and harmonious but instead are used by Ompalam for self-gain and tyrannical exploitation. He is recognized in Pamaltela as the god of absolute rule, who teaches that slavery ..
[KRARSHT] Chaos pantheon — chaos god of hunger and traps This creature’s true name is still unknown. She is also known as the Waiting Mouth, the Hungry One, and the Devouring Mother. She invaded Glorantha with the Devil and fed on the refuse of the universe. When driven underground, she chewed great holes in the ..
Chaos pantheon — chaos god of hunger The gloomshark is a mighty fish that was trapped, blighted, and blasted by chaos during the Gods War. Nothing it devours is ever seen again, in any form. Some benighted wretches attempt to appease this monster through sacrifice and worship, but it is as likely to consume its ..
[g’BAH-jee] Chaos pantheon — the deceiver see also Arkat, Nysalor Gbaji brought about the end of the Dawn Age and destroyed Genertelan civilization. His subtle chaos infected all cults and peoples from Peloria to Seshnela. At the peak of Gbaji’s evil empire vampires walked openly, disease masters of Mallia were as highly esteemed as healers, and ..
[GARK] Chaos pantheon — chaos god of eternal peace, eternal life, and zombies Gark’s priests travel the world in many guises, promising the seemingly-impossible to the impoverished people of all civilizations: peace and solace from the miserable world. Gark’s worshipers call him by many names, but every crowd of hopeful pilgrims disappears into ancient ruins ..
[KAK-oe-DEE-mun] Chaos god of anarchy, murder, and ogres Remnant of the Devil Chaos pantheon A cacodemon is a demonic remnant of the Devil, left over when Wakboth was smashed by the Block, a massive slab of truestone, in Prax. These beings more resemble huge monsters than demigods, but are the center of a loosely organized ..