IC - IN CHARACTER - KNOWLEDGE
Goddess of Centaurs, Fairies, Air, Fertility and Healing.
hand holding a sapling, seeds or ears of grain, tree on brown ground
brown and blue
Atlanta and Grasslands
In the hands of the gardener, behind the face of the healer,
in the lap of the mother, day by day you find her touch to
the land, her soothing hand on the pains and sores of her
children. Her eyes lighten at the laughter of a fairy, and
a tear of sorrow graces her cheek at the sight of a centaur,
lost in longing glances over a lush meadow, eager to hear
the trampling hooves of a youngling foal.
Tharandil is as close to us as we are to the land, the
life and the world. She will aid in our toil and comfort
our pains, but ever will she push us to further ourselves
and bring new life to the world.
OOC - OUT OF CHARACTER - KNOWLEDGE
Created by AO at the beginning of time, Tharandil is one of
the major gods. She is a goddess of nature. Plants and
animals are considered to be under her protection. Life and
fertility as well as growth are considered her aspects. She
is a peacful goddess, to whom the perservation of life is
Most Centaurs and Fairies hold Tharandil in high regard.
The humans were such a bland race to occupy Xyllomer all for
themselves, so Tharandil created both Fairies and Centaurs.
Sadly, it took the extinction of the centaurs (they have
become infertile, and bear no more offspring), for the
fairies to realize the importance of Tharandil's teachings
about fertility and healing.
Among non-fairy or non-centaur folk, Tharandil's blessings
usually are prayed for in light of a good harvest and
matters of birth. Her status is acknowledged, but often
cursed if either mother or baby die during birth. Fairies
and Centaurs however view her as incredibly important in
their lives, having experienced the loss of childbirth among
Within the world many count Tharandil among the truly
neutral gods, yet her strong love for nature makes her
a most fierce enemy of those who seek to destroy it,
which is percieved as a tendency to the "good" side.
Among the Pantheon
Tharandil is regarded as neutral.