Lyvalia
Lyvalia
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Diety
Titles: Protectress, Bride
Home: ????
Alignment: True Neutral
Portfolio: Marriage, women, intrigue
Worshipers: Women, wives, spies, planners
Cleric Alignments: CN, LN, N, NE, NG
Domains: Aristocracy, Community, Nobility, Protection, Trickery
Blessings: Community, Nobility, Protection, Trickery
Favored Weapon: Light Mace
Symbol: Peacock Feather
Sacred Animal: Peacock
Sacred Colors: Blue or Purple

Dogma

Lyvalia advocates looking out for number one, and she is not shy about advocating underhanded means to accomplish one’s goals. She is a sneak, a spy, and a plotter, and many of her followers are proud to be the same. Power, she says, is never freely given—it must be taken. Although Lyvalia has some definite leanings toward evil, she has many good-aligned followers and clerics who emphasize her more positive aspects as a protective and nurturing deity. She is also the patron of nobility and government.

History

The queen of the Allerian deities, She is patron of marriage but also of jealous wives, for her marriage to Avasir is anything but a model of fidelity. In her jealousy over Avasir's many dalliances with other goddesses and mortal women, Lyvalia has often acted violently.

Depictions

Lyvalia appears as beautiful woman with fair skin and dark hair. Lyvalia appears as a tall and noble woman.

Divine Intervention

Divine Servants

Has no known servants.

Church of Lyvalia

Worshipers and Clergy

Lyvalia’s clerics wear blue or purple tunics. They preside at weddings, typically offering stern admonitions to the bridegroom to remain faithful to his new wife. They also officiate at ceremonies installing elected officials or crowning kings.

Temples and Shrines

Lyvalia has grand temples located in major cities, but she is not very popular elsewhere.

Holy Texts

Holidays

The church hold the 11th day of each month sacred.

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