Lileath

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Lileath known to humans as The Lady of the Lake, is the Elven Goddess of Dreams, Prophecy and Fortune, also sometimes known as the Maiden. She is supposed to be the giver of dreams; those that have pleased her receive pleasurable dreams whereas those that have upset her receive nightmares.

History

Teclis carrying the Staff of Lileath.

Lileath is portrayed as a gloriously beautiful Elf maid with white angelic wings, dressed in flowing garments of pure white gossamer and carrying the Staff of Lileath. Worship of Lileath is popular among the seers of the High Elves who claim to divine the future through the interpretation of dreams.

Lileath was reputed to have given three gifts to the elves, known as the Blessings of Lileath.[1] These were: the Star Crown, said to give the wearer vision of all times and places known to the Gods; the Amulet of Sunfire, which burned so bright and pure no evil creature could stand its presence; and the Staff of Lileath, which grants its wielder terrific arcane might. The Star Crown was shattered into many shards during The Sundering, the Amulet of Sunfire was lost when its wearer fell into the sea after his ship was caught in a great storm, while the Moon Staff of Lileath is currently in the possession of High Loremaster Teclis.[1]

During the Time of Gilles le Breton, Lileath chose Bretonnia as her own mortal realm. She slowly began to favor the Bretonnians even more than the elves of old, bestowing upon their greatest warriors a part of her own power. These warriors became known as Grail Knights. She also began taking mortal women to be her priests, powerful mages known as Damsels and Prophetesses.

She sacrificed herself during The End Times, passing her title on to her daughter and giving her access to a mortal realm untouched by chaos. The spirits of this realm were those of the Grail Knights and would be used as part of her plan to rebuild humanity. She chose Louen Leoncoeur and Gilles le Breton to become part of her successors pantheon for this world, replacing the Gods of old.

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References

The gods & goddesses of the Elves
Asuryan - Khaine - Isha - Kurnous - Lileath - Hoeth - Vaul - Loec - Ereth Khial - Mathlann - Morai-Heg - Atharti - Hekarti - Anath Raema - Ellinill - Addaioth - Estrueth - Drakira - Hukon - Nethu - Ladrielle - Eldrazor