Voaris

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Voaris
Domain Young Love, Forbidden Love
Symbol a yellow rose on a field of red
Pantheon Pantheon of Liabo
Relationships Laethe (brother)
Smite/Bane Smite
Critical Fire

Patron of Young Love and Forbidden Love

Voaris, patron of young love and especially forbidden love, is the twin brother of Laethe. He and his brother are the youngest of the Arkati, still considered young by their racial standards, orphaned by the Ur-Daemon War. His powers have not grown great enough to be counted among the other Arkati of Liabo, and he is watched over by Oleani.

Voaris is the ally of those who would love beyond what is allowed them by racial, social or age standards. Young lovers forbidden to wed by their parents, couples unable to marry because of differences in social standing, and others denied romance by circumstance often seek his aid.

Clerics of Voaris will wed anyone, so long as love is present. They will also aid lovers by giving sanctuary and often transportation to other places where the forbidden union will be allowed.

Voaris' preferred humanoid manifestation is that of a young man with golden hair, fair skin and merry blue eyes. He most often dresses in courting clothes traditional to the area in which he is manifesting. In manner, he is clever and mischievous. His symbol is a yellow rose on a field of red.

Shrines, Statuary, and Holy Places

Cleric Guilds

Displayed in the Prayer Rooms of each Cleric Guild is a statue of Voaris. These prayer rooms are considered a holy shrine to multiple deities.

Although his physiognomy is identical to that of Laethe, the statue of Voaris depicts a young man dressed in traditional courting clothes.  There is something in his loose-boned stance that suggests he is about to engage in some mischievous romantic enterprise.  His impish smile indicates he is certain he will get away with it.  This is the face of a young man who has talked himself out of almost as much trouble as he has gotten himself into.  He seems to be tickling his cheek with a single rose.

K>touch Voaris
You reach out and touch the statue of Voaris.

A soft wave of magic flows over you, making your skin tingle with Voaris's energies.

Wehnimer's Landing Cleric Guild

Located in the Antechamber of Others is a statue of Voaris. This area is not considered a holy shrine.

Clad in formal courting attire, this artful rendering of golden-haired, fair-skinned young man has merry blue eyes and a playful smile.  Painted on the figurine's base is a yellow rose on a field of red.
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Messaging

To add messaging, see deity messaging.
Spell/Ability Messaging
CHANT (verb)
[1p cleric] You chant a reverent orison, asking Voaris for forbidden love to blossom.
[3p cleric] CLERIC chants a short but reverent orison, asking for forbidden love to blossom.
[1p paladin] You bow your head and chant a short prayer to Voaris, causing vibrant yellow and red light to momentarily coalesce in front of you.
[3p paladin] PALADIN bows her head and chants a short prayer, causing vibrant yellow and red light to momentarily coalesce in front of her.
Major Sanctuary (220)
Your vision swims with the glittering glow of candlelight...
[Chapel Sanctuary]
Smooth marble walls shimmer with the golden flicker of candlelight from dozens of white pillar candles set in golden candelabras throughout the small chapel. Three steps rise to a small altar covered with a yellow rose embroidered cloth. Laying upon the altar cloth is a small bowl, a slender handfasting cord, and a bouquet of yellow roses ringed with edelweiss.
A murmured promise touches your ears seconds before the candlelight flickers out and your vision blurs...
Well of Life (308)
As you sense your souls have linked together, the fresh smell of dew-laden roses in bloom drifts past.
Condemn (309)
[Success] A hot, blustery wind begins to blow around TARGET!
[Failure] A warm gust of wind curls past TARGET, but nothing comes of it.
[Damage] A fiery whirlwind of luminous yellow rose petals coils around TARGET, scorching (him/her/it) for X points of damage!
[Debuff end] The wind around TARGET dies and its warmth quickly fades away.
Blind (311)
[1p] As your faith overcomes TARGET's weakened defenses, you sense the merry pleasure of the Patron of Young Love flowing through you.
[2p] CASTER's face shimmers and vanishes, and, in its place, you see the image of a young man with delicately fair skin, sunlight golden hair, and merry blue eyes framed by long blond lashes. He presses a blood red rose to his cheek as he flashes a mischevious, flirtatious smile. Golden radiance flashes around his face in the instant before everything goes dark.
Prayer (313)
[1p] Turning your thoughts inward, you ask for the approval of your deity to protect you. The enticing scent of sun-warmed roses twines about you, and you sense that your prayer has been granted.
[3p] Brilliant yellow light shines in CASTER's eyes.
Censure (316)
For your transgressions, all those you love will be parted from you. Mountains and miles, chasms and seas, traditions and laws shall divide you! Ever shall your passion rise, and never shall your love be satisfied....
Raise Dead (318)
[1p] Lowering your eyes solemnly to TARGET's prone form, you utter the last syllable of your chant and are struck by the sudden, overpowering scent of roses. Gently laying your hand over TARGET's heart, you softly pour your energy into his form and implore he to return to life, love, and the acceptance of those around he. You feel your connection with TARGET grow as your energy fills his heart and are relieved to feel a pulse beneath your hands.
[2p] Lowering his eyes solemnly to you, CASTER utters the last syllable of his chant and you suddenly recognize the overpowering scent of roses on the air. Gently laying his hand upon your heart, you begin to feel your body again. Life, love, and the acceptance of all around you draws your soul back towards your body and within moments you feel the raw energy ignite your heartbeat and return you to life.
[3p] Lowering her eyes solemnly to TARGET, CASTER utters the last syllable of her chant and you suddenly recognize the overpowering scent of roses on the air. Gently laying her hand upon TARGET's heart, you feel a strengthening of the energy between the two. Within moments, you can audibly hear the sound of TARGET's heart.
Intercession
a crystalline yellow rose symbol
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Divine Wrath (335)
[1p]
As you pour your soul into an appeal to Voaris, you know that you are heard. You feel a brief, warm pressure on your brow, like a kiss of benediction.
Luminescent golden roses sprout from the ground in a wide ring around you, twisting and twining about as they grow. The power of Voaris has answered your prayer.
A glowing golden rose touches TARGET and bursts into scarlet flame!
You feel the kiss of benediction once more upon your brow, and then your connection to Voaris lessens. One of the glowing golden roses lights with scarlet flame, and the fire spreads rapidly down the vine until every rose is burning. The flames consume the roses swiftly and without smoke, until, in less than a second, the roses are gone entirely.
[3p]
The image of a stylized scarlet rose appears on CASTER's forehead, glowing softly.
Luminescent golden roses sprout from the ground in a wide ring around CASTER, twisting and twining about as they grow.
A glowing golden rose touches TARGET and bursts into scarlet flame!
One of the glowing golden roses lights with scarlet flame, and the fire spreads with astonishing speed down the vine until every rose is burning. The flames consume the roses swiftly and without smoke, until, in less than a second, the roses are gone entirely. The scarlet rose mark vanishes from CASTER's forehead.
[Look Caster]
A stylized scarlet rose mark glows softly on her forehead.
[Manifestation]
(missing manifestation name)
Not even one thorn adorns the thick stalks of the gracefully coiling roses. The wide-petalled blossoms are sunlight yellow in hue, and a soft radiance encircles each one.
[1p] Warmth flows up your hand as your fingertips caress the silky softness of a rose petal.
Symbol of the Proselyte (340)
[Cast] You rest your hand atop your Voaris symbol. The symbol blooms suddenly and swiftly with a velvety yellow ethereal rose. The petals of the blossom spread, then fall away slowly, each one dissolving into golden sparks.
[Chant] You chant a reverent orison and lightly clasp your Voaris symbol. A rush of divine power washes over you. Your symbol pulses once and you feel Voaris within you, daring you to act.
Miracle (350)
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[3p]
Guard the Meek (1613)
[1p] As you thrust your clenched fist upward, a soft golden pulse of pure spiritual energy rises from its apex, washing over you and those nearby.
[3p] As CASTER thrusts her clenched fist upward, a soft golden pulse of pure spiritual energy rises from its apex, washing over CASTER and those nearby.
Divine Strike (1615)
[1p]A pillar of rose red radiance manifests around TARGET.
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[3p]
Aid the Fallen (1620)
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Judgment (1630)
[1p]
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[3p]
Divine Incarnation (1650)
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[Cast 3p]
[Expiration 1p]
[Expiration 3p]
[Zeal 1p]
[Zeal 3p]
[Armor 1p]
[Armor 3p]
[Smite 1p]
[Smite 3p]
[Onslaught 1p]
[Onslaught 3p]
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