Creation myth in Eärwa?

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« on: June 22, 2016, 09:57:19 pm »
Reading the latest TSA books, it's clear that the Hundred Gods have a very limited perception when it comes to Eärwa (not only blind to the No-God, but presumably to all soulless creatures). Also, they obviously need earth-bound agents to enforce their will on the living.

And where is the creation myth? Your series is so full of religion and religious metaphysics, but so far there's no reference to how "it all began". Who created the human race? What is the equivalent of Adam and Eve, in a universe where religious scripture is an objective reality? It seems that the Hundred didn't create humanity after all, and they're more like extra-dimensional parasitic demons than "Gods" in any traditional sense...
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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2016, 01:29:48 am »
You're going to like the first Epigraph of TGO!

You mean creation storieS, of course. There's just been no call for bringing any of them up in the story.

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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2016, 04:25:48 am »
Ah, right, I just had a look at the two spoiler excerpts:

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And naught was known or unknown, and there was no hunger.
All was One in silence, and it was as Death.
Then the Word was spoken, and One became Many.
Doing was struck from the hip of Being.
And the Solitary God said, “Let there be Deceit.
Let there be Desire.”
——The Book of Fane

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The place of the woman is to give. So it has always been, since Omrain first climbed nude from the dust and bathed in the wind.