Are you the chosen of the death goddess?

Find out which god is your patron in the world of IN THE COMPANY OF THE DEAD.

Chalon, god of life, love and mercy

These are the most loving and merciful of all people, with room in their heart for all. They are very accepting of people’s differences and unlikely to have prejudices. They can sometimes be indecisive, usually from fear of upsetting someone. Wanting to make everyone happy can make them a fence-sitter.  This includes sometimes finding it difficult to commit to one person, because they love too widely or freely, or because they treasure too many qualities for one person to contain them all. It is a special person who can tie down someone with Chalon as their patron.
 
They are social animals, always outgoing, and have a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. No matter where they go, they will usually find someone they know, and can strike up a conversation with perfect strangers.

Their commitment to life means they can rarely take a life, even in self-defence. They are never soldiers, but find work as gardeners, crop farmers, and healers (of people and animals).

When devotees of Chalon turn to evil, they most often devote themselves to Grindhym, dark god of putrefaction, deceit and cruelty.

Ahura, goddess of death, truth and justice

The followers of Ahura believe in justice before mercy, but they form their own view of what is just in line with their own code of honour. While they generally prefer not to lie, they can be selective about which parts of the truth they choose to share. Because they see the world in black and white, they can struggle with both shades of grey and shades of meaning. Because they are forthright and honest, and mostly expect others to be the same, they can have issues with miscommunication.

Apart from this pitfall, they see more clearly than most, being particularly perceptive and observant. This means they are generally difficult to fool, which can unfortunately result in them becoming jaded or cynical. They are more likely to be logical thinkers than not.

Fewer people have Ahura as their patron god than any other. They make good soldiers, magistrates and law-keepers. Strangely, they also gravitate to the position of healer, perhaps because of its unwilling connection to death.

When devotees of Ahura turn to evil, they most often devote themselves to Rahmyr, dark goddess of decay, despair and corruption.

Istaril, goddess of hope, independence and change

Frequently forward-thinking optimists, some of the greatest innovations come from the devotees of Istaril. At the extreme end, they can be so hopeful and positive as to be naïve, and always expect the best from people. They are silver-tongued, usually having a great gift for words, and so can usually get the best of a bargain or talk themselves out of trouble. Although innovative and progressive, logic is not always their strongest point, and their tendency to always hope for the best can lead them to take great risks in hope of great reward. Sometimes this pays off and sometimes it doesn’t.

As independent thinkers, they rarely subscribe to society’s ideals, expectations and morals, and will have their own code of ethics which may not align with the opinion of the day. This makes them a catalyst for great societal change—for good or evil.

Fiercely independent, they rarely work for others, but gravitate to roles like travelling merchants, mercenaries, shepherds, frictionnaires, and politics. When in the military, they are nearly always charismatic leaders.

When devotees of Istaril turn to evil, they most often worship Phelayne, dark goddess of stagnation, conquest, and hatred.

Trystai, goddess of thrift, charity and thought

Shrewd but generous, Trystai’s followers never waste anything, not coin, not food, nor effort—yet they are generous of heart and compassionate. They will help out where they can, and give to those in need. Improving the human condition is important to them. They enjoy a good debate, and will happily discuss abstract topics for hours, such as the nature of ethics or the meaning of freedom.

They are astute and critical thinkers, and never accept anything at face value, but can be slow to make decisions and want to have as much information as possible. Sometimes this paralyses them in the search of perfection. They make poor soldiers but good businesspeople, philosophers and scientists.

When devotees of Trystai turn to evil, they most often devote themselves to Urslin, dark goddess of waste, selfishness and submission.

Rulance, god of compassion, confidence, and loyalty

Devotees of Rulance are decisive but dedicated, both to their work and the important people in their lives. They work well under pressure, and rarely freeze when decisions need to be made, but sometimes their confidence can turn to arrogance.
They would rather die than break an oath or betray someone. They are fiercely loyal to family and friends, but generally find it hard to make friends, and are often reserved.

Getting to know one can be difficult, as they are likely to wear a public mask on their thoughts and emotions. Sometimes they are wrongly called emotionless, when in fact they are simply good at making decisions without involving emotion.
Their compassion makes them well suited to roles as healers, and their dedication, confidence and loyalty make them good soldiers. Their decisiveness also make them good leaders.

When devotees of Rulance turn to evil, they most often devote themselves to Lamehn, dark god of tyranny, arrogance and treachery.

Kelich, god of impulse, freedom and inspiration

Always free spirits, they are impulsive, often hot-headed, and given to ingenuity. They love to let their hair down and indulge in a little fun. They have trouble staying in one place for long, and their attention span can be short. In particular, they are prone to make impulsive decisions or promises, and later forget about them or regret them.

These people are often drawn to the travelling life, such as that of sailors, mercenaries, merchants or roving minstrels. Regardless of their day job, they are usually passionate creatives, composing music, writing poetry or telling tales on the side. Many of those who live life on the shady side of the law have Kelich as their patron god, particularly those who make their way using the art of the con.

When devotees of Kelich turn to evil, they most often devote themselves to Durlac, dark god of caprice, oppression and dissuasion.

Which of the following occupations would you rather have?

Judge

Gardener

Politician

Writer

Scientist

Doctor

In your circle of friends you are:

The loyal one

The party animal

The quiet thinker

The one who can talk anyone else out of trouble

The one who always tells it like it is

The one with the biggest circle of friends

When it comes to ethics, you

Believe in good and evil

Live according to your own code of honour

Tend to act first and regret at leisure

Treat people the way you want to be treated – we should love everyone!

Happily debate the shades of grey in right and wrong for hours

Are loyal to family and friends first – if it’s not good for them, it’s not right

When it comes to people, you:

Expect the worst

Accept each person as their own individual

Expect the best – but sometimes you’re disappointed

Like the fun, outgoing ones

Always think about what you can do for them

Keep most at arm’s length

When making decisions you:

Rely on logic

Would really rather not

Hope for the best

Are impulsive and often don’t think it through

Make good choices, even under pressure

Think it over for a few days and assess all the information.

How important is a promise?

Very – a broken promise is just a kind of lying

I don’t like letting people down;

Sometimes a promise just can’t be kept. That’s life.

Sometimes I just forget…

What exactly do you mean by ‘promise’?

My word is my bond

Your biggest flaw is:

Inflexibility

People-pleasing

Risk-taking

Procrastination

Being argumentative

Arrogance

Do you think with your heart?

Yes

No

You are:

Male

Female