Rites (of the Divine)

The Rites are powerful rituals that use the Divine power of Connexion and specific knowledge to evince an effect. Almost all Rites have Ritual and Ceremony placed with them, layered on top of a sentiment expressed as a prayer normally. Rites are specific to a singular Principal – they are part of a Principal’s veneration and worship and unless the Rite is one of a Unified Pantheon. A Rite with the same outcome may share the same name between faiths, but the specific word, intonements, prayers, etc. are specific to the Principal they are related to.

Common Requirements: All Rites the Character performs or participates in must adhere/conform to the Tenets of the faith that it is directed at.

At the end of the proceeding, be it Rite, prayer, offering or other, divine expressions of power will be Adjured and their degree of success assessed.

Elan Building: This particular activity, along with Mystic Offerings to or time serving a Prime Entities, Time in Service to Prime Institutions or Entities, acquiring knowledge and experience arduously and over great amounts of game time (beyond Character Inception), Acts altering the outcome of great conflicts or the lives of many in general, and enhancing capabilities to an epic level can all build Elan.