14 Verses of the Refuge of Stone

Like the 10 commandments for shadow elves, but with four extra! Now with elder banishing and baby abandoning!


The 14 Verses of the Refuge of Stone

Verse of the Gathering

Before the holocaust, I was Raiel, and I watched over my people. I gathered them into the palm of my hand, and I guided them to this refuge of stone. I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the Name of the Shadow Elves

I am Raiel, and you are all my shadow. As I move, so you move. As I stand, so you stand. As I live, so you live. Thus shall you be shadow elves, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the Refuge of Stone

Let all my children learn these words, the words that guide you and give you life. Daily honor these fourteen verses and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the Shaman

I, Raiel, mark with my own hand those whom I empower. Let all respect be accorded these, my chosen servants. They it is who will have the power of life and death over you. Follow their teachings, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the Crystals

In the fullness of time, I, Raiel, will show my shamans the secrets of the crystals that have the power of life and death and life everlasting. Guard these crystals carefully, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of Birth

If any child be born among you that is not whole, let them be brought before me, and I, Raiel, will guide their path.

Verse of the Wanderers

Keep the strength of the shadow elves, and let none who is weak remain among you or follow after you. Turn these to me, and I, Raiel, will guide their path.

Verse of the Temple

Here build before me a city, and a great temple, and within it offer up to me all good things, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of Food and Cleanliness

Let your food be pure and clean. Keep also yourselves pure and clean before me, and let not your souls be spotted with wrongdoing against me, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of Days

I will teach my shamans the goodness and badness of each day. Keep the good days fasti, and the bad days ne fasti, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

*Verse of the Army

I will send fire against you, to strengthen you in my own forge. Let every man and woman among you see battle and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the King

I will guide my shamans to choose from among you a king, who will serve as long as I wish him to serve. Let all my people obey this king and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Verse of the Other Peoples

If any other peoples desire to live among you, let a clan adopt them, and keep them separate from you lest they offend me, and I, Raiel, will guide you.

Last Verse, The Verse of Promised Bounty

I am Raiel. If all my children follow my way and the Way of the Shamans, then all good things will come to them, for I, Raiel, will guide you.

14 Verses of the Refuge of Stone

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