The Godsmen, the Reincarnates, Spokes in the Wheel
- Factor Ascendol,
Forging the Chains of Belief
The Believers of the Source have a simple, yet very complex philosophy. They espouse that all cutters are created to improve themselves, to learn new tricks and new darks. When they die, they're recycled souls come around again, learning a little more each time. You might think that was hard to prove, but the Godsmen, as they are called, (for many reckon that after enough learning, a cutter'll eventually get to the top of the ladder and become a power!) love to tinker with memories of past lives. Many of 'em can trace their own soul's history back generations.
They don't just look backwards though; the Believers are very forward-thinking too. Always planning and pushing themselves to the limit, these bloods make the boldest adventurers, the most diligent workers (bar the Bytopian gnome, naturally), and the hardest thinkers. They certainly made me work to collect this chant on their faction, berk! So here it is. Just ask the mimir...
Introduction: [coming soon]
Philosophy by Numbers: If I Had a Hammer
Philosophy from the factory floor, as a verbeeg overseer explains how what the Believers' really believe relates to her work
Movers and Shakers: Proof by Ontology
Can one prove the existence or Divinity of the powers by logic alone? Well, there's a debate raging in the Cage right now that's threatening to...
Visionaries: Whylo Aristar
Who Succeeded by being Perfect, and is an Inspiration to others who Would-Be-Powers
Philosophy by Numbers: A Godsman's Perspective
A talkative barkeep Recruiter explains how the other Factions might not realise it (or like it), but are but Climbing a Common Ladder
"So you messed up in your last life? That bad, huh?"
- Kurki, often called the
Mad, of the Godsmen,
chatting with a patch of razorvine
Copyright 1997, 1998 text by Jon Winter,
art by Chris Appelhans, logo by Jeremiah Golden