Aetheris Pyrism

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Aetheris Pyrism
Imus Flamma: Advoco Caelum. Opsecro Caeles.

Luria Nova
Pian en Luries
Grand Duchy of Fissoa
Luria Vesperi
Fire Prophet Torpius D'Arricarrère
Vicar of Fire

High Priest of Fire

High Priest of Nalucht
Bipel Coldchest
Lucini Talratheon
Aarnout Mortimer
Wilfred Roos
Kendark Stonesoul
Thar Gortauth
Shinnen Purlieus
Ciarin Tut
Garuck Udor
Outer Giask
Moon Bay
Smokey Hills
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Aetheris Pyrism is a set of practices and beliefs that guides its practitioners through the spiritual and mortal worlds. It aims to the improvement of one's self through the attunement with the divine.

Our relationship towards the Divine is done in three main fields: the worship of the Gods, the study of the Divine and the communion with our Ancestors. Each of them represents an aspect of our lives, and helps us in a different way to get attuned with the Higher Ones, for the benefit of our flammae.


Main Article: The Spiritual Order

Aetheris Pyrism deals with two levels of worship of four different orders of beings. It works on a lower level, in private ceremonies and shrines built in the practitioners' houses, and on a higher level, in public temples and festivals.

The objects of worship are, in a lower scale, the ancestors and the lower spirits of the world. In an intermediary level, the saints are object of veneration. In the top of the spiritual hierarchy, object of the highest devotion, are the Gods.


Main Article: Terminology

Since Aetheris Pyrism deals with many different notions and terms, usually subjective or otherwise complex, a list of the terms and their meanings makes itself very useful for any apprentice of the religion, and specially for the players who would rather not have to learn themselves as much as their characters are roleplayed to know.


An artist's depiction of the god Nalucht using the essence of the all gods to create the earth.

Main Article: Pantheon

The Gods

Katrina is not the embodiement of order, nor Korroth is the essence of Chaos. Aetheris Pyrism believes that those two extremes end up meeting in the nothingness of Ukhra. Katrina works as the ideal of the right measure of order and serenity, while Korroth represents a chaotic and glorious life. They are not the only possible paths, and probably not the best for everyone. Other Gods incarnate other lifestyles and paths destined for other people. As long as these people manage to successfully attune themselves with their inner Godly flamme, and live a life in harmony with them, they should be blessed.

The Holy Spirits

Thought to live in the stars of the firmament, the Higher Spirits are the intermediaries of the Gods and the mortals. Though their intentions and purposes are hard for mortals to decipher, communication with them is possible through usually cryptic or otherwise unclear visions, dreams and symbolic messages. Normally only Priests and otherwise very spiritually enlightened ones try to contact them through prayer. The usual method is by silently praying after checking the presence of stars in the firmament, to confirm a Higher Spirit will be present to hear the prayers.

The Unholy Ones

The cursed one's names should not be pronounced out loud but in very special circumstances. Their names said aloud, or even written, provokes fear in any faithful follower of Aetheris Pyrism, who only reference them only by their epithets. Less devout commoners reference them purposely mispronouncing their names, usually to scare children with their image.


I believe in the holy flames, which purify living and dead.

I honor my ancestors, who give me courage and strength.

I respect the spirits, who influence tides and seasons.

I worship the Gods, who rule heaven and earth.

I renounce the impurity, which corrupts mind and body.

I reject the underlords, who consume flesh and soul.

Word of the Prophet

Extract of a private letter between the Fire Prophet and a noble who then converted to Aetheris Pyrism.

On Aetheris Pyrism, there is lot to tell. We Pyrists believe that not only what is apparent to the eyes exists, and that things are not made of just matter. For that we work with a concept we call the flamma, which represents the immaterial forces that act upon the material realm, providing life and action. The notion of flamma is not a simple one, being composed by different elements and layers of complexity, some of which are taught along the basic concepts in the temples, while others are still the subject of debate between sages and religious authorities. What can be safely stated is that we all carry our own imus flamma, a gift from the Gods, as our genesis teaches us, which separates us from unliving matter by its existence, and from lower men and creatures by its quality. Through life we develop our flames, and our actions seal their fate in the afterlife. The church of Aetheris Pyrism attempts to guide men to the path of the Gods, so they may transcend to enjoy their boons in the afterlife, and avoid their corruption or consumption by the underlords, may their names be forgotten. It is with the help of our ancestors and the saints, through a life of harmony with the lesser spirits, following the guidance of the higher spirits and worshiping the Gods that we may come closer to spiritual enlightenment and eventual transcendence.

This is not all, of course, for there is a lot more that can be read in the libraries in the temples of Aetheris Pyrism, and even more that our limited mortal minds have yet to learn through study, meditation, and prayer. You are very welcome to partake with us in this holy task, should you feel the call in your heart.

Core Beliefs

Main Article: Beliefs

The divine truth is composed by what is considered canonical by the church. Such concepts tend to remain unchanged through the years and be strictly followed, though possibly being subject of different interpretations.


Main Article: Practices

The divine path is made of less strict rules and truths, but more of concepts that cemented themselves over the years, becoming established religious practices. Includes religious ceremonies and rituals performed by priests and laymen.


Main Article: Mythology

The divine history taught in the temples and preachings. It is a human narrative of the translated message of the Gods, as gathered through the divine inspiration and messages of the Higher Spirits.


Main Article: Theology

The advanced study of all the divine, spiritual, transcendent and even the unholy. Few have the knowledge and enlightenment to trail this path, so it is usually reserved by the most experienced seniors of the religion and a few young prodigies.



Main Article: Cults

Aetheris Pyrism consists of a variety of cults. Excepting the Cult of Fire, each cult is dedicated to a specific God or Goddes of Aetheris Pyrism.


Main Article: Temples

Places of worship for the followers of Aetheris Pyrism. List of their locations and the material structures commonly found in them.


Main Article: Ranks

Roles of each rank in the ecclesiastical hierarchy.


Main Article: Roleplays

Religiously-related RPs and letters by nobles.