The Pact of Duln

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The Pact of Duln is an anachronism among the religions of Alsara. Most faiths, like the Orthodox Imperial Sept or the Church of Balor, offer comfort, or guidance, to those who are in need. They offer hopeful answers to the great questions of the world, like where one goes when they die, or why one’s crops have failed; they even provide means, through worship, of preventing disasters. Even the Dragon Cults, despite their tendency toward nihilistic cruelty, give something back to their believers. Indeed, the only other major religion that offers next to nothing is the Vokayan Sept, and the population of that country virtually ignore it.

The Pact of Duln offers nothing to its practitioners except excuses and chains. And yet, it is one of the largest religions in the world; in fact, as it doesn’t even have any liturgical disagreement, if one includes all the sects of the other faiths, the Pact is bigger then them all. Few love the Pact, but nearly every person in Atur is an ardent follower.

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The Pact of Duln

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