Campaign of the Month: January 2013
DANgerous Kalamar 4
Laws of Nature
The Brotherhood’s canon, “Laws of Nature,” is a thick, usually ragged work in vellum. The priesthood has never been concerned overmuch with the quality of the book, as long as its contents are intact and its pages well read. Many copies are unbound.
The chapters number sixteen and bear titles such as Tooth, Claw, Sting, Root and River. It is packed with information about animals and plants. It contains basic facts relevant to surviving in the wild, avoiding poisonous plants, finding safe water, etc. Details about the priesthood are sparse and scattered throughout the book, leaving much open to speculation and argument. Conversely, it leads many to believe that The Bear does not believe in clerics, and that people should worship him directly and in their own way.
Brothers sell Laws of Nature without restriction, seeing its sale as a way to generate funds for their faith (or for themselves). When not busy with other tasks, a Brother often scribbles away at a new copy for the next interested person. Laws of Nature costs 30 gp.