Eris (5e Deity)

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Alignment. Chaotic Neutral
Domains. Trickery
Divine Rank. Lesser Deity

The daughter of the primordial Goddess of the Night, Nyx; Eris is the Greek Goddess of Discord, Chaos and Strife. She was the ultimate initiator of the Trojan War and works as a force of chaos throughout the multiverse. Eris is a neutral entity, preferring not to choose sides in the multitude of godly wars, instead working from the shadows to cause disorder in the mortal realm. Because of this nature she was often excluded from events held by the Olympians, this led to her tossing a golden apple with the inscription to the fairest into the wedding of the mortals Peleus and Thetis, which was attended by the gods. Most recoiled from the action, except for Athena, Hera and Aphrodite who believed each of them to be the fairest. The questioned Zeus as to who was the fairest, but he refused to answer to avoid suffering the wrath of the goddesses, so he offered a mortal prince by the name Paris to judge. The goddesses resorted to bribery to win the favour of the prince; Hera offered him a large portion of land, Athena offered wisdom in battle and Aphrodite offered the most beautiful woman in the lands. Paris accepted Aphrodite's offer, and was given the hand of Helen of Troy. However this result led to the godly war known as the Trojan War.

Eris is most often seen as woman with long dark hair, gleaming eyes which look like a fire reflected in bronze, wearing a black toga and with a smile which resembles that of a serial killer.

Most of her actions are to cause chaos and strife to the gods, as such she more active in the mortal world, manipulating men to serve her purpose or to fulfill some unseen motive. Followers of Eris are often secretive, acting almost like a cult with deep purple and black uniforms and face masks to hide their identities while they enact their missions of anarchy. -->

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