The World of the Children of Khaos

Mount Olympus

Shrouded from mortals eyes by magic, Mount Olympus exists in a different time and space from the mortal world. Resting on top of a mountain in Greece, the palace is a white and gold monstrosity filled with the mortal/immortal gods known as the Olympians. It is not shaken by winds nor ever wet with rain, nor does snow fall upon it, but the air is outspread clear and cloudless, and over it hovers a radiant whiteness. It houses all the gods, their allies, and has room to spare for the odd mortal that does finds their way into the home of Zeus and the Olympians.

  • Granted to Hephaestus by his father, Lord Zeus, Hephaestus’s Workshop can be found in the unused corridors of Mount Olympus. Hephaestus is only allowed at Olympus to work in his workshop, otherwise, he is banned from the home of the Gods.
  • Shared by the other goddesses of Mount Olympus, Demeter’s Courtyard Garden can be found in the center of several suites used by the goddesses of Mount Olympus.

Demeter’s Valley

Hidden from the minds of mortals and immortals alike, only those who know the way are able to find the home of Demeter. Kept in a state of eternal Spring by Demeter’s magic, the simple villa and small garden that rests at the top of a hill, provides everything Demeter requires.

At the base of the hill is a meadow and the forest, with an inlet ocean beach where the sea nymphs reside. It is the perfect place for Demeter to protect her greatest treasure from the eyes of Coronus and the lustful Olympians.

The Underworld

Usually considered dark and dismal, the Underworld is a place fashioned by the magic of the demon-goddess Persephone to contain the shades of the dead which she created, as well as a prison for the worst monsters and offenders of the human and immortal races. It is divided into sections.

  • The Elysian Fields were created by Persephone to be a resting place for those chosen by the gods, the righteous,  the heroic, and the virtuous dead, where they would remain after death, to live a blessed and happy life, and indulging in whatever employment they had enjoyed in life. It is a land of eternal summer and spring, but everything that grows there is made from subtle, precious gems. Hades gave dominion over the Elysian Fields to Rhadamanthys.
  • Asphodel Fields is a field of mist where the souls who await judgement cannot escape.
  • The great dungeon of Tartarus is home of damned souls and the prison of monsters the Titans deemed grotesques enough to be hidden away. It is a place of torture and torment. Once overseen by Coronus, the King of the Gods, who is now a resident of Tartarus with the other gods and daemons who defied the Olympians.
  • The five Rivers of the Underworld are Styx (the river of hate), Lethe (the river of forgetfulness), Acheron (the river of sorrow and pain) where Charon ferries the souls of the dead across, Kokytos (the river of lamentation), and Phlegethon (the river of fire) for which the Phlegethon daemon is named, which forms the boundary between upper and lower worlds.
  • Created by Hades, The Palace is a fortress of white stone and resides at the center of the Underworld. It stands as a symbol of the King and Queen, allowing them to survey their kingdom and to draw the enemy to them.
  • Persephone’s Garden is outside the Palace walls and was created by Hades for Persephone to make the Underworld more like her home above. The plants are all made of gems.
  • Thanatos’ Villa is a small estate at the far edges and a retreat for the Death God.

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