Erlikarrin

The Erlikarrin are the evil gods flocking to Erlik’s banner.  Strictly speaking, it refers  to Cthar, Morkanis and Zara, whom he brought out of his nightmares to serve in the Darkhold.  Most historians also include Ymyryl, the daughter of Morkanis and Zara, and mistress of the Dark Lord’s Breeding Pits

Erlik (urr-lik), God of Darkness and the Night, the Dark Lord, One-Eye, the Dark One, the Prince of Darkness, the Dark Prince, Lord of the Pits, the Lord of the Purple Sun, Master of the Morgal.  His favored weapons weres his dread whip of shadow and his falchion, Ikkar.   Pantheon:  Craeylu.

Cthar the Stealer of Souls (ch-thar), The Stealer of Souls, Karrin White Mane, God of Chaos and Nightmares.  The most dangerous of the original three Erlikarrin.

Morkanis the God-brute (mor-kay-niss), the Arm of Death, Karrin Black Eyes, God of Death & Destruction.  One of the original three Erlikarrin.

Ymyrl (yim-ir-ill), the Mistress of the Pits, Goddess of Plague and  Famine and Disease, daughter of Morkanis and Zara.    The fourth Erlikarrin.

Zara the Temptress (zah-rah), the Temptress, Karrin Redblood, Goddess of  Lust, War, Destruction, Rape, Pillage, Plunder.    One of the original three Erlikarrin. 

More broadly, the Erlikarrin refers to full pantheon gods serving Erlik.  In the Elder Days, the Dark Lord had only the four godlings listed above, but by the Age of Man, the he’d expanded the ranks of the Erlikarrin.  Erlik was a seducer and a whisperer of lies who preyed upon the gods’ worst fears.  More than one god fell victim to his silken tongue

Rabyn (rah-bin), God of the Deep, Lord of the Deep, Death Lord of the High Seas. When his beloved Dolforro were lost in the Battle of Unending Night, Rabyn’s grief drove him mad, making him susceptible to the Dark Lord.  Later, he and Davyrma found each other.  The foundation of their love, if you can call it that, was their shared hatred of Umbar, which ultimately led to the battle with Umbar, Sangrithar and the legacy of the God-Emperors.  Pantheon:  Elehu

Davyrma (Duh-vir-mah), Goddess of Dragons, the Dragon Queen, Queen of the Night, the Chromatic Dragon, Five Heads of Death, Goddess of Fire, Destruction and Magik.  Spending the Elder Days alone due to Norath’s Doom left Davyrma vulnerable.  After taking part in the Vanara plot, she turned to Rabyn and then the Dark Lord.  Pantheon:  Ealar.

Malunis (Mah-loo-niss), The Insane Goddess of Moons and Stars, the Wolf Maiden, The Lady of the Moons.  Formerly known as Ollare.  After Numra betrayed her (according to her interpretation of how it all went down), she swore allegiance to Erlik and took the name Malunis.  Pantheon:  Elehu

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