The Compass of Celestial Directions, the Wyld, the Manual of Exalted Powers the the Eye of Autochthon that could quell the Wyld. The. Exalted of the Old. EDIT: For those who don’t know, the Compass is a guide to Autochthon, as I’ve still yet to entirely digest the Alchemical manual itself. On the. The Compass of Terrestrial Directions, the Scavenger Lands, the West, the East, the. South their world-god, or has Autochthon’s flight led only to his demise?.
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Employees of the Bureau of Heaven view the Bureaus of Seasons and Nature as poor relatives, obliged to deal with the daily troubles of Creation and not being concerned with Yu-Shan itself.
Most of the other gods associated with magitech made similar reports as Shogunate civilization ground to a halt. There are so many cool locations and ideas crammed into here that any GM will find something here to love.
Instead, they measure days according to the passage of the Golden Barque across the Sky Dome. Since the dawn of the First Age, the gods had considered elementals to be ill-bred cousins at best and a servant class at worst.
Contrary to the beliefs off ma many m a mortal savants, the Games of Divinity have nothing notth no thin hin to do with manipulating events in Creation.
No kind of force or coercion can compel celestkal god to help someone pass through the wards, however. The Ondar Shambal Affair. Will the return of the Solar Exalted upset the status quo of the Celestial City, for good auotchthon ill, or will the Chosen of the Maidens succeed in maintaining their monopoly on the resources of Heaven? However, the clouds are highly responsive to the will of their summoners and can be made to perform such feats as flying down to catch characters who have jumped or fallen from high windows or balconies.
The more obvious of these attempts end dramatically—the directors of the Bureau of Seasons have no qualms about using the Aerial Legion to defend their position. Ameru, God of Meru p.
Consequently, it was woven into the very fabric of the gods, as well. Even the most junior deities in this Bureau carry themselves with a mixture of arrogance and patronizing condescension toward both visitors or and lower-ranking deities from other Bureaus. Yu-Shan is either part of Creation ty. While initially successful at clearing truculent gods out of those cities, the invading forces were ill prepared to handle a lengthy insurgency.
Some critics suggest that loyalty to the Incarnae played a much larger role in the allocation of divine resources than it should have, but in the hectic early days of the First Age, too much was at stake to rely on a strict meritocracy—too many gods had been Primordial loyalists during the War to give them power of the levers of Creation.
The last vindictive strike of She Who Lives In Her Name, by itself, was believed to have destroyed ninety percent of Creation as it existed during prehistory, although her attack destroyed the very memories of those things as well, so the full measure of her wrath was impossible to calculate.
The final casualty of the Great Contagion may well have been the unquestioning belief of the gods that the Unconquered Sun would rule justly, rewarding the righteous and punishing the guilty. Or at least, Part I is. Even the Dragon Kings fought for the Exalted—by this point, the ancient saurians held the Unconquered Sun in higher regard than they did their own creators.
Whatever the reason, the Sun who could not be conquered has instead been lulled into complacency, and the Vindicators mean to do something about it, even if it means somehow destroying the Jade Pleasure Dome itself.
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The Exalted chose mortal attendees based on merit, with a strong bias in favor of intellectual achievement, and the early convocations were more like the meetings of philosophical salons than the bawdier atmosphere of the modern Carnival.
Two of these ancient beings, Gaia and Cytherea, birthed Creation. In practice, many censors and lion dogs are dilatory in passing on their reports, and ceoestial in the bureaucracy falsify reports or slow down or accelerate news and updates in accordance with their own agendas.
The greatest strength that the Bureau of Heaven wields against its rivals is the ability to call audits almost at will. Moreover, much of this information is highly unreliable, shaped by observers with their own agendas and influence and provided to superiors with no interest in verifying accuracy. Exalted who possess cults also receive Ambrosia while in Yu-Shan, although there is little they can do with it save give it to one of the gods, whether as a gift or a bribe.
In their earliest days, these celestial lions were little more than tour guides for visitors to Yu-Shan and occasional bodyguards for Celestial gods who ventured into Creation. Autochthonia autochthoon clearly laid out as a dark and dystopian place, where endless toil is poor conditions is better than the alternative: The Vindicators are all gods who have followed the Unconquered Sun faithfully since before the Primordial War.
The Compass of Celestial Directions, Vol.3: Yu-Shan (Exalted RPG)
For those who don’t know, the Compass is a guide to Autochthonia, the living techno-world known to some as the Cmopass of Brass and Shadow. First to catch the reference on the cover wins a cookie! This book focuses on the world they live in. Bashixun, Lord of the Surf p.
The Primordials never believed that such simple creatures could possibly become a threat. Actually achieving that goal soon proved to be direction difficult than the hardliners realized.
Three hours later, Ryzala was informed by nervous assistants that a squadron of storm serpents was circling the Hall of Celestial Stability.