Ilsensine, the Great Brain

May 1, 2024

The terrible and powerful patron of the illithids is Ilsensine, the Great Brain. A deity of pure mental energy, it exhorts its followers to take their rightful place of domination over all other races of the multiverse. There’s been a lot written about illithids over the years, so this one took a lot of research and I’m pretty sure I still missed a lot of potentially relevant material, but it was still a lot of fun to write! Read the rest of this entry »

Sardior the Ruby Dragon

September 1, 2016

Presented as an archetype of the gem dragons in Dragon Magazine #37, Sardior fit in well as a deity with Bahamut and Tiamat. He was only rarely mentioned during 1st and 2nd Edition, which helped form my description of him as a mostly forgotten deity outside of neutral dragons themselves. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »