From Sanctuary Shard
The arcanum crystals are the large crystal structures the exist in each of the five kingdom capitals. These crystals are believed to significantly increase the power of the god or goddess who is placed upon the crystal in effigy. When the statue of a deity is placed on the stone they receive a significant bump in their divine influence in both this world and other worlds. The battle for the crystals is the primary driving force behind the conflict between kingdoms and noble houses.
- Religion has changed a great deal in the last century for all of the kingdoms since the fall of the Thorn King. As non-human peoples re-emerge into the light they bring with them both ancient traditions and new needs for religion and spirituality. The religion of this kingdom, like all kingdoms, is a synthesis of such. Read More ..
- A wide variety of gods have moved in and out of power over the many millennia since Sanctuary was formed. The most powerful gods are those whose statues sit on the Arcanum Crystals at the five kingdom capitals. This page describes those gods, their related divinities, and those gods currently worshiped by the Noble Houses. As noble houses come and go, this page will need to be updated. Read More ..