Statue of Lyssa
And it was, that a stranger came to the village of Wren seeking shelter and employment. Though young in years, her body was stooped and twisted, her flesh eaten by disease. "Ye have the mark of plague upon ye," said the citizen named Gallrick. "Leave this place lest you sicken our people."
"I've lost my family and my home," cried the desperate woman. "Have you no heart?"
Yet each person, in turn, did look away.
Then from the crowd came a young woman, Sara. She looked upon the woman with pity. "If you need help," said Sara, "I will give it." And Sara did approach the gnarled, bent woman and did offer her a helping hand.
Then the sickened woman pulled from her body the robes of plague, revealing Herself to be the goddess Lyssa.
The people of Wren fell to their knees, begging Lyssa's mercy. But lifting Sara gently, saith She, "True beauty is measured not by appearance but by actions and deeds. Many have eyes, but few have seen. Of all here, you saw the beauty behind the illusion. And you alone shall be blessed with My gifts."
Scriptures of Lyssa: 45 BE
The appearance of this statue depends on whether or not the world is currently blessed with the favor of the gods.
- Without favor, the statue is gray and covered in thorny, leafless vines.
- When favor begins, vines burst forth from the base and twist up around the statue.
- During favor, it has a golden light around its base and it is lit with white light.
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- Drazach Thicket
- Minister Cho's Estate
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|Religions of Tyria (edit)|
|The Six Human Gods||Balthazar (statue) • Dwayna (statue) • Grenth (statue) • Lyssa (statue) • Melandru (statue) • Kormir (statue)|
|Former and other deities||Abaddon (statue) • Dhuum • Elder Dragons • Great Dwarf • Menzies • Old Gods • Spirits of the Wild • Three Queens|
|Entities of religion||Avatar • Celestial • Charr gods (Titans | Destroyers) • Druid • Envoy • Facet • Glint • Unseen Ones|
|Non-theistic religions||Eternal Alchemy • Eternal Paradise • Great Forge • Sky Above the Sky|