[LMB] Five Gods Afterlives

Douglas Weinfield douglasw at his.com
Fri Jul 23 03:51:52 BST 2021


As I recall, there are three possible outcomes after a person's body dies in the 5GU:

1. They are taken up by one of the Five Gods. It's unclear what happens, other than that it's filled with wonder. It's unclear whether each of the Five Gods has their own afterlife, whether they're in common, or whether they overlap, or something else.

2. They are sundered, and not taken up by any of the Gods. Sometimes they can be taken up later, and sometimes they wander around as ghosts, losing memory and will, until they become smudges( and then fade away?). 

3. They can go to the Bastard's Hell, and be end up in a "roiling pool of demn energy, without form, without personas, without mind or wills or song or speech or memories or any gift of higher order...." This was the fate of Joen and Martou.


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