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Monday, December 5, 2011
Nawr the All-Consuming
Symbol: Stylized image of a rat-king, as if the animals are dancing in a circle.
Ravenous Nawr is one of the group of petty deities know as the vermin gods. It is not so much worshipped as placated. Every harvest, offerings of grain are arrayed around small statues or carvings of rats where real rodents can consume them.
If this ritual is not observed, there is chance that rats will gather and in the twist and tumult of rodent bodies, a rat-king will form and instantiate the godling. The composite deity wil summon up a swarms of rats and swirl through the community that has offended it, chewing, biting, and possibly consuming everything in its path.
The visitation always occurs at night and is of variable duration, but always ends by sunrise.