Nut

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Nut is both wife and sister to Geb, the earth god. The two are deeply in love and will never act in a manner that is harmful to the other. Because Ra had forbidden Nut and Geb to have children, she was forced to resort to trickery to bear her five young. Since Ra had decreed that Nut could not give birth on any day of any month of any year, she went to Thoth for help. Thoth managed to capture some of the moon's light and used it to create five new days (outside of Ra's domain). On each of these days, Nut gave birth to a new god.

In her true form, Nut appears as a tall, slender woman whose body is the black of the night sky. She sparkles with starlight and is enchanting to behold. Omens from Nut always take the form of patterns in the stars.

Role-playing Notes

Nut is as devoted to her husband Geb as he is to her. They are kept apart by Shu and the order of Ra that forbids them from having any more children. Nut is very sensitive to the concerns of those who are forbidden to marry the one they love and will often send her followers to help out such couples.

Duties of the Priesthood

Priests of Nut are always female. Although they are permitted to love and expected to be true to their mates, they are forbidden to marry. Marriage services presided over by priests of Nut are considered a sure sign of conjugal bliss

The Lore of the Gods
Book 3 - The Egyptian Gods

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Goddess of the Sky and Heavens;

Alignment: Neutral
Domain: Air, Moon*, Night*, Sun, Weather*
Symbol: Celestial Vault, Crescent Moon
Sacred Animal: Cow
Traditional Allies: Geb, Isis, Nephthys, Celestial beings
Traditional Foes: Aberrations, undead, or anything that attempts to upset the natural order
Divine Artifact: Scepter of the Stars
Favored Weapon: Morningstar
Favored Class: Cleric, fighter, shadowdancers
Favored Race: Human
Benefits: Favored classes of Nut gain a +4 bonus to Intuit Direction skill checks.

Nut is the daughter of the air god Shu and the goddess of moisture Tefnut, sister and wife to the form of a cow whose body forms the sky and heavens. Her principal sanctuary is at Heliopolis.

Scepter of the Stars

This is a light and elegant Morningstar crafted from an unknown ore. It is a +5 dancing/ghost touch/shocking burst weapon.

The Scepter of the Stars has the following properties:

•When under the stars, the wielder gains Low-Light Vision at a range of 120ft.

•When the stars are visible, the wielder gains a +6 bonus to Intuit Direction checks.

•Twice a day, the wielder can cast a cone of stars. The cone is 60ft. long and causes a bright shower of sparks to blind and burn all within its confines. Each target must make a Reflex save (DC 19) or take 3d6+12 points of damage and be blinded for 2d4 rounds. Those who save still take 1d6+6 points of damage but are not blinded.

•The wielder can cast the following spells at will; dancing lights, entropic shield, faerie fire, and guidance.

Darkness 5/day.

Searing light 5/day.

Silence 5/day.

Break enchantment 3/day.

•Circle of moonlight* 3/day.

Astral projection 1/day.

All spells are equal in effect to those cast by a 20th level cleric or sorcerer.

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