Matriarch of the Stone Giant Tribes
Meyno is said to be the oldest living stone giantess, although no sign of her has been seen for some time. She was the matriarch of the giant tribes of Stone Valley, and had twin sons called Khaarne and Illoke. Where Khaarne was neutral, Illoke was hateful and evil.
The giants had a matriarchal society, worshiping and venerating the chief matriarch as a goddess. The valley flourished under Meyno's hand, becoming lush and green. She was a kind and generous matriarch, and well-loved by all save the faction who was tired of female rule. This faction raised a shaman to their ends, then sought Meyno's darker son for assistance.
The shaman went into the tribes to kill Meyno and place Illoke in the seat of power. Meyno's faithful priestess battled this shaman, and in the force of their dueling, the ground cracked open. Upon the Priestess' defeat, the shaman cast Meyno into the crack in the ground, entombing her forever.
Meyno's form is that of a large stone giantess. In manner, she is powerful, kind, generous and primitive. She has no known symbol, as the giants are a simple people who do not hold with this kind of symbolism.
Shrines, Statuary, and Holy Places
Wehnimer's Landing Cleric Guild
Located in the Antechamber of Others is a statue of Meyno. This area is not considered a holy shrine.
In this figurine, a large stone giantess appears to be either emerging from or partially swallowed by a large crack in the ground beneath her. No symbol adorns the figurine's base.
This shrine is a not a holy shrine.
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|Stepping into the small stone shrine, you are amazed as neither dust nor dirt nor any of the overgrowth that kept it hidden from outside is present. Echoing the loud hum outside, the walls hum with the flow of ancient power. There is a small opening set above a stone altar, but otherwise the shrine is empty.|
|Obvious exits: out|
This old stone altar dominates the small shrine. The altar, worn smooth by the passage of time, has an intricately carved base. Three carvings illustrate the base, a large smooth one in the center near the top of the base, and two smaller ones on either side of the first near the bottom of the base.
Worn from the constant touch of the many years it has seen, this carving sits in the center of the old stone altar. Carved deep into the altar, this symbol depicts a star surrounded by a circle, which is in turn surrounded by a half-circle. The symbols seem to shimmer briefly when you look at it, but when you turn to look again, the shimmer is gone. This carving depicts Stone Valley growing lush with life as a sage old giantess watches over, smiling warmly. This carving depicts a joyous ancient giantess giving birth to twin sons.
|Arkati and Lesser Spirits - edit|