The'ton

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Symbol: A mailed orcish fist

Colors: Gold, Black

Alignment: Lawful Evil

Worshippers' Alignment: Any Evil

Area of Control: Fear, Intimidation

Clerical Domains: Evil, Trickery

Religious Orders: Children of the Dreadlord

Center of Worship: Dubunat


Scary stories around the campfire, as well as tales that mothers tell their children to frighten them often center about The'ton. If there were ever a "Boogie Man" on Avlis, it would be him.

Wherever there is fear, or intimidation caused by a bully or oppressor, The'ton is controlling it behind the scenes. Among most inhabitants of Avlis, The'ton is a bedtime story and nothing more. Laymen will often say things to "ward off The'ton's evil" in a harmless habitual sort of way. However, those who work with fear for a living know better. The'ton is a force to be reckoned with in situations where fear can ruin everything. Contrarily, he can be an ally when fear is used as a weapon such as intimidation tactics. The'ton's clerics often demand great sacrifices to him whenever they have set up a local shrine or temple. They argue that The'ton is willing to stay away from people's lives for a price, and that by donating their lives to him and working to get sacrifices from the population, they can keep him at bay. These pleas for wealth can range anywhere from harmless to very abusive.

However, on the lighter side of the Church, their clerics are often known as great storytellers. Many bards who specialize in ghost stories and horror will give tribute to him. Some have figured out that The'ton's area of control, that of fear, can be very entertaining and they don't hesitate to make a good living off of it.

In mortal life, The'ton was a brilliant orc bandit who built the nation of Dubunat. He loyally followed Valok during that time, and maintains strong ties even as an immortal.

Mikona is home of The'ton's only temple in southern Negaria. His church remains strongest in Dubunat.