|Bronn is an ancient goddess who
concerns herself with the institution of marriage and the family
unit. Worshiped by those who hold the covenant of marriage as
sacred, Bronn is an unforgiving goddess demands obedience and servitude
from her followers. As the goddess of hearth and motherhood, she is
revered mainly by women.
Priests of Bronn do not normally wear unique attire but
will have a scarf or shawl with a white hand imprinted upon it to denote
their station. Most priests are women but a few men have been known
to heed her calling. There are few temples to Bronn and most
followers pray in household shrines.
History/Relationships: Bronn has always been
an important deity in Traykon. Her followers are the commoners and
farmers of the land. Her unwavering teaching that couples are made
one under the divine blessing, she is a favorite deity evoked by all
during weddings. Priests of Bronn often are called upon to bless a
home or even council a couple in distress.
The other deities of Traykon pay little attention to
Bronn as her teachings do not interfere with the action of others.
Sometimes her priests are brought into conflict with the followers of Loviatar due to the sadistic and sometimes masochistic nature of that deities
teachings. Followers of Syn will often assist Bronn's priests in
times of need due to their overlapping interests in the welfare of women.
Dogma: Bronn teaches that no
higher tribute to the divine can be made than the joining of two souls as
one. Her followers believe that marriage is a gift from Bronn and
any breach of the trust is an affront to the goddess herself. The
devout believe that motherhood is the closest a mortal can come to being a
god. Those who defy the sanctity of marriage or sacred trust of
motherhood incur Bronn's wrath.
The Church of Bronn
There is no strict heirarchy within Bronn's church. Generally one priest or priestess will defer to another of greater power. Although there are virtually no temples of Bronn, shrines to Bronn are very extreamly common.