Thematic Variation

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Depending on which god you worship, you'll enjoy certain cosmetic differences that help set you apart from the heathen rabble.

God-specific Symbols

Deity Symbol Description
Pishe a narrow ivory bracelet This is an exquisitely carved beautiful ivory bracelet. Attached to it is a tiny crystal vial containing rainwater.
Gufnork a soft fluffy ball This is an extremely fluffy white ball, made of something so quintessentially fluffy that it radiates fluffiness into its surroundings. It is so fluffy that it won't even bounce, but it does seem to be eminently huggable. There is a hole through the centre, suggesting that it could be worn over your wrist.
Gapp a golden thimble This is an ornate thimble, like any tailor or seamstress might use if they were successful enough to afford one. Unlike an ordinary thimble, however, this one is jointed and would cover an entire finger, protecting it from even the most fearsome of needles. The surface is slightly pitted, each pit engraved with a tiny paisley pattern.
Sandelfon a small square stone This is a small flat square stone, like a miniature paving stone made from something that makes ordinary cement seem like powdery chalk. Incised on the unfinished side is an elaborate maker's mark that looks beyond the skill of a mortal mason. The stone is pierced by a leather thong, and could be worn as a bracelet by the devout.
Fish a line of shark teeth This is a long strand of brass line, on which are strung a collection of shark teeth. Each tooth has been engraved with a tiny scrimshaw prayer.
Hat a brass feather This is an elegant feather that appears to have come from a brass vulture, attached to a leather strap. It doesn't seem to be detailed and it is solid and inflexible for a feather, but would serve as a piece of jewellery for someone who wanted to proclaim their faith.
Sek a black metal medallion This is a wafer-thin disc of steel that has been charred to a jet black finish and strung with a similarly manufactured chain. Around the edge of the disc is a stylised design of seven linked arms, each hand holding the next arm's elbow, surrounding a fearsome reproduction of Sek's distorted grimace.

Consecrate Auras

Deity Aura
Pishe ...radiates a reassuring cyan glow like the sun after rain.
Gufnork ...gently radiates a fuzzy white glow.
Gapp ..stylishly radiates a pristine <colour> light.
Sandelfon ...indifferently radiates a harsh grey light.
Fish ...slowly pulsates, washing from a deep blue to a light aquamarine.
Hat ...sheds an irritating orange glow that makes you feel that someone is creeping up on you.
Sek ...beats regularly with blood-red pulses of light.

Burial Commands

Deity Command Description
Pishe ventisepelate (indoors) You call on Pishe, Goddess of Slight Showers, and present the corpse of a small mottled dog as an offering.

You utter a swift prayer to Pishe, Goddess of Slight Showers, causing a grey slate tomb to form around the corpse of a small mottled dog, encasing it before sinking into the floor without a trace.

ventisepelate (outdoors) You call on Pishe, Goddess of Slight Showers, and present the corpse of a thin man as an offering.

You call down the holy wind of Pishe, Goddess of Slight Showers, and an opaque <colour> mist forms around the corpse of a thin man in a sudden squall, which carries it away without a trace.

Gufnork decompose You call on Gufnork, God of Fluff, to give the corpse of a man a proper burial.

You draw the attention of Gufnork, God of Fluff to the corpse of man, which <is covered in/sprouts> <something fluffy>, growing rapidly and then disappearing to leave nothing behind.

Gapp shroud You call on Gapp, God of Fine Clothing, to mummify the corpse of a rat and carry it away.


You call on Gapp, God of Fine Clothing, and long sheets of <style> material appear, winding around the corpse of a rat. The sheets then unwrap and disappear, leaving nothing behind.

Sandelfon ventisepelate (indoors) You call on Sandelfon, God of Corridors, and present the corpse of a pasty stone mason as an offering.

You utter a swift prayer to Sandelfon, God of Corridors, causing <random box/chest/coffin> to form around the corpse of a pasty stone mason, encasing it before sinking into the floor without a trace.

ventisepelate (outdoors) You call on Sandelfon, God of Corridors, and present the corpse of a short camel trader and the corpse of a wealthy camel trader as an offering.

You call down the holy wind of Sandelfon, God of Corridors, and a <random water feature> around the corpse of a short camel trader and the corpse of a wealthy camel trader in a sudden squall, which carries them away without a trace.

Fish pyroscipate (on land)

You sing a funeral dirge praising Fish over the corpse of a grizzled sea captain.

You call on Fish, God of Fishermen, and suddenly great timbers arise out of the ground. The timbers curve and shape themselves into a small longship about the corpse of a grizzled sea captain. A small mast sprouts up, rising rapidly to full height, growing two branches which turn into a yard. A large, <random pattern> sail unfurls as the ship catches on fire, solemnly burning until only the ash remains to scatter on the wind.

pyroscipate (underwater) You gesture over the corpse of a killer whale while uttering a prayer under your breath.

You gesture over the corpse of a killer whale while uttering a prayer under your breath. You whisper a prayer to Fish, God of Sea Creatures, blowing bubbles through the water. Suddenly, a glowing blue school of <random fish> swim in, shredding the corpse of a killer whale, and then swim away as fast as they appeared.

Hat envalise You call upon the might of Hat, the Vulture-Headed God of Unexpected Guests, to dispose of the corpse of a worshipper of Fish.

Suddenly, <any random NPC> appears unexpectedly beside you, dragging a large, battered suitcase. He/she quickly bundles the corpse of a worshipper of Fish into the suitcase, locks it shut and disappears as quickly as he/she came.

Sek ensumpf You call on Seven-Handed Sek to destroy the corpse of a man with furious malice.

You invoke the power of Seven-Handed Sek, and the area around the [corpse(s)]...

1-2 corpses ...begins to bubble and froth, drawing <it/them> downwards to leave nothing but a <hint/wisp/trace> of <disgusting/malodorous/noxious/poisonous/putrid/vile-smelling> <fumes/gas/vapour>. OR ...hisses and roils. <Acidic/Caustic/Noxious> <fumes/gases/vapours> seep upward, <quickly/rapidly> <burning/destroying/melting> <it/them>.

3 corpses ...glows a <bright/brilliant/hot> <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow>, causing them to light on fire and <quickly/rapidly> burn away and vanish.

4-5 corpses ...crackles with <brilliant/scorching/searing> <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow> flames, <quickly/rapidly> <cremating/destroying/incinerating> them.

6 corpses ...flares with <brilliant/towering> <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow> flames, <quickly/rapidly> engulfing and <cremating/destroying/incinerating> them.

7 corpses ...is filled with a <pillar/tower> of searing <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow> flames, engulfing and <cremating/destroying/incinerating> them in an instant.

8-9 corpses ...erupts in a <massive/towering> <column/pillar/whirlwind> of blazing, searing <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow> fire, rising from the ground to <cremate/incinerate> them instantly.

10 corpses ...<produces/spews forth> a(n) <enormous/massive/searing> <blue/crimson/orange/white/yellow> blaze, instantly reducing them to ash, but then lingering for a moment, <giving you the impression that the flames are watching you/whispering seductive and longing words to you in burning hot breezes/licking at the ground before vanishing. On the parting breeze, a single word: [Die/Destroy/Hate].>.

Totems

Deity Totem Description Notes
Pishe a misty woman Apparently made up of a fine mist, this figure appears to be a fairly young woman with striking ice-blue eyes, the only substantial thing about her. Clad in wisps and veils of draping cloud, she drifts around the area like a fine fog over the highest Ramtops moor. Misty women will not attack your enemies.
Gufnork a dust bunny Made almost completely out of multicoloured fluff, this blob is only really bunny shaped if you have a good imagination. It looks fairly tall for a dust bunny, probably because of its divine origins, constructed from the carpet-fluff of Dunmanifestin.
Gapp a tall <colour>-robed man This looks like a tall man dressed in an incredibly high quality, <colour> robe that appears to make him glow from within and fits him like a second skin. It conceals his features so well that there might not be an actual person wearing the robe at all.
Sandelfon a rocky creature This creature looks like a small troll made of paving slabs; if it were to lie across a ditch it could make a quite passable bridge. Despite its troll-like appearance, the eyes are more like those of a golem, burning with holy fire. Rocky creatures have troll skin, making them tougher to kill.
Fish a lungfish Apparently some sort of lung fish, this large eel-like creature appears to have no gills but does have some barely functioning legs, allowing it to flop about on land. It is not the most graceful of creatures, stuck halfway between being a fish and an amphibian.
Hat a vulture A large vulture, this creature stares evilly out at the world through beady eyes. As well as being much larger than a normal vulture, this creature's other distinguishing feature is the party hat perched playfully on its head. Vultures spawn with party hats or underwear, and drop them when dismissed.
Sek a salamander A creature of flame, this salamander is much larger than your standard iconography fare. It exudes an aura of heat, the air around it shimmering as if it were being heated to incandescence. Its blotchy black and red skin looks as if it would resist lava, and its eyes burn bright orange like a thaumic explosion.

Warm

The appearance of the performance message and the line that's added to your description will change, depending on which god you worship.

Deity Perform appearance Description line
Pishe A thick, warm mist billows up around you. She is surrounded by a thick warm fog.
Gufnork You feel like you've been wrapped in warm flannel. The air around him swirls in gentle curves.
Gapp You feel the smooth touch of silk on your skin. A shimmer of ghostly silk surrounds him.
Sandelfon A shower of dust surrounds you, heating your skin where it touches. He has glittering dust surrounding him.
Fish Your skin feels warm and oily. He has a layer of oil surrounding him.
Hat Grey feathers surround you, caressing and warming you. He is surrounded by swirling feathers.
Sek You have a fleeting vision of flames before your eyes. He is wrapped in pale orange flame.

Cool

Like with the Warm ritual, how you magically Cool yourself will be different in appearance.

Deity Perform appearance Description line
Pishe Tiny hailstones fall around you, chilling your skin slightly. She is surrounded by a slight fall of hail.
Gufnork Chilly clouds of mist surround you for a moment. He is surrounded by a cloud of chilly mist.
Gapp You hear a ripping sound and, an instant later, gusts of wind begin to hit you. The air around him moves with a fluttering wind.
Sandelfon You hear a groaning sound before a rush of cold, stale air hits you from far away. He has a haze of stale greyish air around him.
Fish You are surrounded with grains of ice, which chill your skin as they touch you. He has ice crystals glittering on his skin.
Hat You are hit by several unexpected gusts of wind. He is shivering inside a whirl of cold air.
Sek You have a prickling on your skin, as if there were hoarfrost growing on it. He is wrapped in a blue-white flame.

Parch

The method in which the ritual dries you is different for each deity.

Deity Perform appearance
Pishe The water slides up your body and forms a small raincloud.
Gufnork
Gapp
Sandelfon The water slides down your body as if you were a freshly waxed corridor floor.
Fish The water slides down your body as if you had been greased with fish oil.
Hat The water slides off your body and evaporates.
Sek A spurt of flame dries you completely.

Splash

Cure Light Wounds

The method in which the ritual heals you is different for each deity.

Deity Perform appearance
Pishe You feel the warmth of Pishe flow over you, reducing your wounds.
Gufnork You feel healed by Gufnork as fluff pads your wounds.
Gapp You feel Gapp stitch up your injuries.
Sandelfon You feel Sandelfon strengthening you, restoring you to health.
Fish You feel the life-giving waters of Fish within you, mending your injuries.
Hat You feel Hat cast out your unwanted wounds.
Sek You feel Sek's fire burn around you and seal your wounds.

Holy Weapon

Holy Weapon's colour will change, depending on which priest performed it. This has no effect other than cosmetics.

Deity Colour
Pishe Lilac, Violet, Lavender
Gufnork Jade, Chartreuse, Emerald
Gapp Saffron, Amber
Sandelfon Silver, Ash Grey
Fish Azure, Cerulean, Sapphire
Hat Tangerine, Orange
Sek Ruby, Crimson, Vermilion

Minor/Major Shield

Your Minor/Major Shield rituals will add a line to your look description that changes depending on your god and the strength of the ritual. Each god gives three types, dependent on the strength of the ritual (fa.ri.de.se/ta).

Deity Description line (weak) Description line (medium) Description line (strong)
Pishe He is covered in a layer of transparent fog. He is covered in a layer of translucent fog. He is covered in a blanket of fog.
Gufnork He is covered in a thin layer of fluff. He is covered in a layer of fluff.

He is covered in a thick layer of fluff.

Gapp He appears to be wearing a ?? <colour> <material> robe. He appears to be wearing a ?? <colour> <material> robe. He appears to be wearing a translucent <colour> <material> robe.
Sandelfon He is covered in a layer of dust. He is surrounded by a wall of dust. He is surrounded by an ethereal wall.
Fish  ??? He is covered in a slimy seaweed cloak.  ???
Hat He is covered in transparent grey feathers. He is covered in translucent grey feathers.  ???
Sek He is surrounded by pale orange-gold flames. He is surrounded by crackling flames. He is surrounded by bright crimson flames.

Detect Alignment

Deity Object Type Degree Indicator Good Colour/Type Evil Colour/Type Ideal Alignment
Pishe Coloured drops from a vial Number of drops Gold Purple 25-26 Golden Drops
Gufnork Balls of fluff Number of balls Gold Purple 6-7 golden balls
Gapp Buttons on a balance Number of buttons White Black 3 good
Sandelfon Scale Degrees on the scale Degrees towards feather Degrees towards the statuette Perfectly Level
Fish Two fish chasing and eating each other Number of bites Sole eats carp Carp eats sole 0-1 evil
Hat Vulture eating corpse's organ Number of pecks Heart eaten Liver eaten Liver eaten in 5 pecks
Sek Coloured flares from a brazier Number of flares Silver Orange 25-26 Orange Flares

Divine Hand

Deity Leave the passage room Look at destination
Pishe enter cloud look cloud
Gufnork roll around in fluff look ball
Gapp walk down the runway
walk down the path
pose before statue
look raiment
Sandelfon enter corridor look corridor
Fish swim into whirlpool look whirlpool
Hat visit host look at host
Sek enter flame look flame

N.B. Watch the room chat in Gapp's passage room (after a while):

Something glints from underneath the mannequins.  Perhaps you should take a closer look.

Searching mannequins may yields a nice fascinator, coloured with Gapp's current favourite colour.