Kusunoroi (3.5e Deity)
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|Symbol:||A chinese dragon entwined with flames|
|Home Plane:||Plane of Fire|
|Portfolio:||This deity oversees the spirits of warriors, and gives just rewards to those with good and strong spirits, and just desserts to evil warriors. He is also an embodiment of the Fire element.|
|Clergy Alignments:||Lawful Good, Neutral Good, Chaotic Good)|
|Domains:||War, Good, Fire, Dragon|
Kusunoroi is one of the many embodiments of fire, yet can make himself flesh and bone if he so pleases. He is the guiding spirit of good warriors, and the bane of evil ones. If an evil warrior goes over the line, Kusunoroi comes to the material plane, and, after becoming flesh, begins combat with said warrior. Most of the time the warrior cannot stand up to the deity's wrath and flees, but some, either pure idiots or skilled combatants, stay and engage the deity, yet the outcome has yet to change. At one time a powerful evil wizard managed to trap the lesser deity in a gem, then crafted a sword around it, thus successfully trapping the dragon. The wizard's one mistake was in selling the blade, where upon it landed in the hands of a knight, who could hear, and responded to Kusunoroi's call of help. Eventually the knight freed the Kusunoroi, and, in gratitude, kusunoroi bestowed the blade that he had been trapped in with a part of his power, and, giving it back to the knight, repaid his debt.
Kusunoroi encourages fair fighting and a liking to the path of good. Small misdemeanors, he can stand but nothing that goes over the edge of good. He extremely discourages cheap shots and low blows, but in dire situations, they can be overlooked, and he extremely discourages abandoning others in need.
Clergy and Temples
It is rare to find a temple of Kusunoroi in the worlds, thus no-one knows what a temple to this deity looks like.