Rakthur, the Thorngod, the Lord of Misery, is the god of unnature, misery, despair and evil at its most elemental. His followers are typically dark-souled individuals willing to sacrifice everything in the name of power. Many of this most “favored” are no longer human at all, having remade themselves to win their god’s favor. The Thorngod has no true allies even among the Lower Nine, who tolerate him only because his strength is necessary to keep the Higher Nine from winning out.
Rakthur takes a thousand forms, favoring no one over the others. He is the kraken, the snake-bearded prophet, the thorned child, the poison-eyed hunchback. His symbol is a black scorpion hawk.
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