Danu, the passionate female god of fire. She is strongly associated with primordial magic, both due to her teachings and that her race, the fae, are the most active users. She is the mother of the first gods and gave birth to all primary gods, including herself. This makes her the mother of Januri, Ratish, Talor and Gataur. Gataur is also her husband. People pray to her for magic, expression and fertility. She is generally mystical and literally burns with rage when mad. Her angels are griffins.

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Ganinisum, the joyful, the prank god, the jester god. Ganinisum is the known as the god of hospitality, humour and civilisation. He likes all things new (and shiny). He is generally liberal, leaving people to do as they please. But when provoked he can protect those who fail in life without the chance to better or prove themselves.

He is the first among the Gnomes, created by Gataur.

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Gataur, the strong man of the earth. He is the god of earth, strength, community and craftsmanship. He is the father of all the gods. He impregnated Danu so she could give birth the the gods. Gataur created the Tellurians and the Gnomes, raising the first Gnome to become Ganinisum. He is credited with craeting the mountain ranges of Heimr and sometimes even considered the architect of Heimr.

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Januri, the romantic, the lady of the Sea and first of the merfolk. Januri created the Nymph and named the first Vanessa who ascended to become a secondary goddess. She is the inventor of love. She sparked the relationship between Danu and Gataur. Januri is the goddess of love, seafaring, beauty and Water.

Water

Water, The element of Januri. From thick mists to boulders of ice to the vast seas Januri is said to have a hand in all the forms of water. Water is used as a way of cleansing in many religions.

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Nantillion is the god of health, of challenge and of independence. He was forbidden to split the Shanata, and has not created a race of his own. He was the first among the Shanata who where created by Uastra. Nantillion is the god of the the strong, the smart, the capable and cunning. Because of this most followers favour elitism. The philosophy of Nantillion is the basis of Midgard politics and the "might is right" attitude of the Shanata. It teaches that people are not born equal, and that people should not be treated as such.

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Ranimsul is the god of caution, diplomacy and resolve. Ranimsul, the sneak, is so cautious, that most priest think Ranimsul is not his true name. Some priests just call him "The sneak" because of this. He is married to Uastra. Ranimsul is careful to react, and will always attempt to negotiate his way out of difficult situations. When provoked he jumps from his hiding place and performs a few hasty interventions before suddenly disappearing, not re-emerging for days.

Ranimsul is the first of the halfings.

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Ratish is the god of spirit, balance, battle, morality and freedom. He gave the power of choice to the gods, needed for Gataur and Danu to make the choice to fall in love. He is the creator of the Orcs and Ogres. He created the godess Wana out of the first Ogre. Ratish is often seen as a distant god, only interfering with the lives of mortals when balance is needed. Yet many mortals call upon him on the eve of battle, praying, shouting and otherwise worshipping him to gain some edge over their enemies.

Spirit

The element Spirit is associated with Ratish.

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Sin

Sin is the god of dreaming, revolt and intoxication. He was forbidden to split the Slemmering, and has not created a race of his/her own. Sin is commonly considered to be the god of the weird and the abnormal. Those that are shunned by society, either because of weird, bad, harmful or illogical habits, or because society is hateful, are loved by Sin. Sin is weird him/herself, being the only non-gender god and always questioning the methods of all the other gods. It always wants to brake traditions formed by the gods.

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Tahordyn is the goddess of protection, charity and temperance. She was forbidden to split the feyfolk, and has not created a race of her own. Tahordyn, goddess of the the weak, the feeble, the slaves and the failures. The philosophy of Tahordyn is the opposite of the basis of Midgard politics and the "might is right" attitude of the shanata. It teaches that all persons are born equal, and that people should be treated as such. If people are weak, they are born weak and natural selection will try to root them out.

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Tal'kinita is the goddess of rest, ancestry and decay. She was created by Wana as the first af the trolls and she was not allowed to create her own race. Many mortals assume Tal'kinita to be a lazy god, just like the rest of her race, the Troll. But while the aspect of rest implies a certain relaxed attitude to life, it cannot be considered lazy. Indeed, it is hard to imagine any god being lazy, but if there is a god of laziness, Vanessa would be the most likely candidate, not Tal'kinita.

Rest

The aspect of Rest is a simple but powerful concept.

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Talor, the wise son of the Air. Keeper of Truth. Designer of all the gods. He invented the gods so Danu could give birth to them. He is generally direct and non-cryptic and gets arrogant when mad.

Talor his portfolio is Air, Knowledge, Logic and Trade. He has created the race of humans and later the halflings. The first of the halflings he called Ranimsul and elevated him the position of secondary deity.

Air

Talor is the god of the element of Air. The element is needed for all mortals to breath and is prevalent almost everywhere on Heimr.

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Uastra, the upholder of tradition, of harvest, and the preservation of the old ways. She is resistant to change and prefers tends to favour those who understand the past for the wisdom that it offers. Uastra is the first of the elves, having been raised to divinity by her mother Danu. She created the Shanata, and chose Nantillion the first member of the new race to uplift as a tertiary deity. She is married to Ranimsul.

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Vanessa, the temptress, is the goddess of pleasure, seduction and travel. She is sometimes seen as an evil goddess, because she is a highly skilled seductress, and not above breaking up long standing relationships for her own pleasure. She eats all day but never gains weight. She sleeps all day but is always alert. she brags all day but always backs it up with deeds, she forces souls to fight all day for her enjoyment, but always heals them afterwards.

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Wana is the first Ogre. She was created by Ratish together with the other Firstborn Ogres. She is the godess of hunting, disease and slaughter. She is considered the most beautiful Ogre by many Ogres, yet most other mortals consider her the ugliest godess. Wana's angels are the Ratmen, huge rats that can talk and walk on two legs and are often harbingers of diseases. Her daemons are Goblins, small humanoids that delight in hunting lone travellers and gruesome slaughter.

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Zalsz was forbidden to split the Lizardman, and has not created a race of his own. Zalsz god of the time, destruction and engineering. Zalsz teaches that all things must and do break over time, that nothing ever gets lost, is just changes or rearranges. Zalsz is a patient god, he teaches to watch patiently and let time destroy your enemies. And from the ruins he will rebuild the world, making it greater, more magnificent then ever before.

Zalsz his portfolio includes time, destruction and engineering.

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