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The Creator, The Minion of Chaos
Symbol: Ring of Fire
Portfolio: Creation, Warfare, Construction
Worshipers: Fighters, Merchants
Cleric Alignment: NG, LN, N, CN, NE
Domains: Artifice, Creation, Magic, Travel, War
Favored Weapon: War Sword
Morval is generally credited as the creator of Traykon. Scrolls salvaged from the oldest civilizations speak of Morval and his forming of the world. Originally a mortal, Morval was granted divine status by his patron Aragon and as a demigod he formed a world where he could retire to build great works of magic. Traykon was the end result of his works.
In the early days of Traykon's history, Morval was known to walk amongst mortals and took an active hand in their daily lives. He fathered several children, some mortal and others divine. The devout believe that he still walks to land today and many treat all travelers with respect hoping to be rewarded by a divine visitation.
History/Relationships: Morval's church is closely allied to the worship of Aragon. Although Morval was a demigod in the service of Aragon, his creation of Traykon and the subsequent power gained by worshipers has elevated him to the status of an Intermediate God. As a servant of Aragon, Morval is on good terms with the priesthoods of The Unnamed One and The Lost God. Although many deities oppose Morval's teachings their priests do not openly attempt to thwart Morval's clergy. The followers of Shahara offer prayers to Morval as he is the father of their goddess.
Morval has few clerics of his own, mostly he is revered by those who worship Aragon as their patron. Those devoted to Morval tend to be powerful war priests who spend half of their time devoted to the construction of the weapons of warfare and the other half of their time upon the battlefields of the world. His priests wear silvered armor with the emblem of the flaming circlet emblazoned upon their breasts. Followers of Morval will often travel the land perfecting their battle prowess or spreading their creations around. There is no known remaining temples to Morval although worshipers often pray at shrines dedicated to Aragon.
Dogma: Morval teaches that all things created must eventually fall to destruction. His priests teach that a type of immortality may be reached by each person if they create works to leave behind. People who fail to leave their mark on the world, either by workmanship or warfare are not likely to be capable of resting peacefully in the afterlife.
Morval's priests believe that those who die in service to Morval may join him in his ancient temple to continue their service in the afterlife. They believe that they will be the ones who forge a new world with Morval when the final reckoning between the gods destroys the known worlds. War Priests train for that final battle where they will fight alongside their master and lead the armies of Aragon to vanquish the enemies of the Elder Gods.
Avatar: Morval has no need to send an Avatar to Traykon. Traykon is considered his home plane and his physical body resides in the ancient temple he first erected when the land was new. That temple is lost to mortals, its location unknown to even the wisest sage. Morval is capable of materializing anywhere within Traykon he desires but his divine presence is only seen when another deity sends their power against his followers. Morval is also believed to take the body of an elderly man who travels the land every few decades. No matter the form he takes, Morval retains all of his divine abilities and is undetectable to magical divination.