Naraska is the goddess of Night and the forbidden secrets held within the depths of night. She is a demanding goddess who expects strict adherence to her will. Her priests are both despised and feared. Naraska is the goddess of those who traffic in otherworldly matters and that which must exist away from the light of day. Priests of Naraska often have Outsiders working as guards and servants. Her favored weapon is the Dagger and her symbol is a bloody dagger.
The priesthood of Naraska is extremely secretive as expected. She accepts all those who must do their business under the cover of darkness or away from the judgments of society. The devout adherents to Naraska's way who stray from the path often
find themselves visited by all manner of fiends and nightmares. Clerics of Naraska are
the keepers of secrets, gatherer's of knowledge, and the explorers of the
mysteries of creation.
As the Goddess of the Night, Naraska taps into the fears of all living beings. She also is considered the goddess of illicit love, since such affairs often take place under the cover of night. The dark races pay homage to her as the mother of all and the consort of many deities. In the mortal world, many woman who sell their assets worship her as the epitome of femininity and pray to her for protection from the darker side of man's passions.
Priests of Naraska keep their identities well hidden. Few civilized areas would welcome the news that a temple dedicated to the Woe
Bringer was near. Often, powerful members who attain great power and wealth will construct
immense fortresses to the dark goddess away from population centers. These citadels are always guarded by all kinds of outsiders and powerful magic. Kings and men of power will often
send emissaries to these bastions of forbidden power to try to gather a useful
piece of information against their enemies.
Naraska's priests have a well earned reputation for summoning
demons and devils. Shrines of Naraska are often guarded by
outsiders. Large temples often have an entire regiment of demonic guards
at its disposal. The great fortress temple of Gul Venc is thought to be
protected by arch demons.
History/Relationships: Naraska is a
mysterious goddess whose historical references dates back to the first age
of Traykon. The cult of clerics who worship Naraska is relatively small but
Naraska's secrets make them undeniably powerful. Naraska's clergy has no
allies, most clerics consider her churches an affront to their
sensibilities. The church of Vusha finds themselves at
odds with Naraska's priests but occasionally they find themselves walking the
teaches that knowledge is power. Clergy of Naraska are charged with the
gathering of information from all sources. Powerful beings from the Outer
Plains often hold grand secrets that they themselves are unaware. It is
the job of Naraska's priests to locate these beings and coax the secrets from
them. The methods that these priests elicit the secrets often earn them
eternal enmity from their victims. In the mortal world, the devout use their wiles to coax secrets from mortals during moments of weakness. Consequently, most of the devout are women.
Priests of Naraska
share their revealed secrets with higher ranking clergy. It is widely
believed that somewhere, this information is written into the Infinite Codex,
a mystical book that holds several millennia worth of secrets. No member
of Naraska's priesthood has either confirmed or denied the existence of the