There are lots of new folks to meet in Small Gods. See them in chronological order below and in alphabetical order here.
Lu-Tze – Not really a History Monk but visited Omnia, among other times.
Ossory – A Great Prophet often quoted by Brutha. Wrote the Book of St Ossory.
Abbys, Prophet – A Great Prophet who prophesied 200 years before Brutha’s time.
Om – From which Omnia takes its name. Traveled in the form of a tortoise in Brutha’s time.
Brutha – Novice. Eventually Cenobiarch of Omnia. Sadly, skipped right over being Brother Brutha.
Nhumrod, Brother – Master of novices in Omnia and thus Brutha’s teacher.
Ishkible, Prophet – Devised a sign by which he could cast out spirits.
Murduck, Brother – Sent to Ephebe by Vorbis who later claimed they murdered him thus creating an excuse for Omnia’s attack on Ephebe. Vorbis was not a nice guy.
Cenobiarch, The – Superior Iam of the Omnian church. Eventually Brutha ascends to the position.
Vorbis, Deacon – Head of the Quisition, which was not a nice organization. But then, Vorbis was not a nice guy.
Ishmale ‘Pop’ Quoom – Inquisitor First Class. Received 78 obols and flowers for the missus upon retirement from No. 3 pit.
Mrs Quoom – Wife of Ishmale. Received the flowers upon his retirement.
Sasho, Brother – Former secretary of Vorbis. Victim of the Quisition.
Preptil, Brother – Master of music. Brutha’s singing put him in mind of a disappointed vulture arriving too late at the dead donkey.
General Iam Fri’it – Ran most of the Divine Legion until executed.
Drunah, Brother – Secretary to the Congress of Iams.
Didactylos – Philosopher of Ephebe who wrote De Chelonian Mobile. Uncle of Urn.
Whelk, Brother – Teaches Comparative Religion, so to speak.
Cena, Prophet – A Great Prophet who wrote the Book of the Prophet Cena.
Fruni, Prophet – Said that in resisting demons, we may grow strong in faith.
Wallspur, Prophet – Said, “Let the holy fire destroy utterly the unbeliever.” (verse 65)
Kreeblephor, Brother – Converted a demon by reason alone. The convert became a subdeacon, so it is said.
Hodgsonites – Were crusaded against.
Melchiorites – Were subjugated.
Zeb – A false prophet who was “Resolved”.
Ashelians – Were Corrected. But at least they weren’t Shriven.
Hashimi, Prophet – Says Om is omnipresent. Was given the Book of Creation.
Sergeant Simony – Worked with engineer Urn. Almost invented the armored tank.
Cut-Me-Own-Hand-Off Dhblah – Purveyor of dates and other sticky things onna stick. No known connection to C.M.O.T. Dibbler.
Sergeant Aktar – Quoted himself (chapter I, verse 1) rudely to Brutha.
Death – An anthrpomorphic personification comprised of a skeleton, covered in a black robe, and holding a scythe (or a sword, for kings). He communicates in CAPTIAL LETTERS without the quotation marks.
Koomi of Smale – Wrote Ego-Video Liber Deorum, roughly Gods: A Spotter’s Guide.
Queen of the Sea – While sailing to Ephebe, after Vorbis orders one of her dolphins killed, Om negotiates with her for Brutha’s life.
Ur-Gilash – Chief god of the people of Gilash, back in the day.
Tuvelpit – God of Wine in Ephebe. Aka Smimto in Tsort.
Astoria – Goddess of Love in Ephebe.
Offler – The Crocodile God who has difficulty with speech due to his fang-like teeth – not unlike the speaking problems encountered by all crocodiles.
Petulia – Goddess of Negotiable Affection in Ephebe.
Legibus, Mr – Philosopher of Ephebe. Wrote Geometries.
Aristocrates – Philosopher of Ephebe. Wrote Platitudes. Secretary to the Tyrant.
Xeno – Philosopher of Ephebe. Studied tortoise motion. Wrote Reflections.
Ibid – Philosopher of Ephebe. Counterpart (or counterpoint) to Xeno. Wrote Discourses and Civics.
Blind Io – Chief of the gods who live at Dunmanifestin. He appears to be blind but has many eyes outside his body.
Cubal – God of Fire in Ephebe.
Flatulus – God of the Winds in Ephebe.
Fedecks – Appropriately named Messenger of the Gods. (Say it aloud if you’re unsure.)
Patina – Goddess of Wisdom. She carries a penguin. (It’s a longish story.)
Foorgol – God of Avalanches. (Misspelled as Foorgal on the same page.) Possibly God of the Palindromic Joke too.
Declivities – Presumably a philosopher of Ephebe. Known, at least, to frequent taverns there.
Mr Piloxi – Paid Didactylos in green olives that were supposed to be black.
Mrs Bylaxis – Dissatisfied customer of Didactylos and Urn.
Urn – Nephew of Didactylos. Philosopher of Ephebe but really more an inventor and engineer.
Grillos – Cobbler and customer of Didactylos and Urn.
Hierarch – Philosopher of Ephebe. Wrote Theologies.
Orinjcrates – Philosopher, possibly of Ephebe. Wrote On the Nature of Plants. Not pronounced “orange crates”. Definitely not.
Philo – Philosopher, possibly of Ephebe. Wrote Bestiary.
Abraxas – Philosopher. Wrote On Religion. Having been struck by lightning multiple times, acquired the nickname “Charcoal”.
Private Ichlos – Omnian soldier killed by Sergeant Simony.
Grido – Philosopher. Wrote Mechanics.
Gnomon – Philosopher. Wrote Ectopia.
Dykeri – Philosopher. Wrote Principles of Navigation.
Prince Lasgere – Of Tsort. Didactylos told him there is no royal road to learning.
Sestina, Sister – Of Quirm. Walked over a bed of coals. Propounded a philosophy of sensible ethics. (There’s a little more to it than that.)
Zephilite, Brother – Of Klatch. Served the invisible god F’rum.
F’rum – Klatchian god likely unable to find his backside with both hands, should he have hands.
Bosun Coplei – Sailor on the Fin of God.
Expletius – Astronomer who proved the Disc was 10,000 miles across.
Febrius – Astronomer who proved that light traveled about as fast as sound.
Coaxes – Wrote a whole scroll about dreams.
Gordo – Of Tsort. Said that sand was worn-down mountains. (See Irexes.)
Irexes – Said that sandstone was pressed out of sand suggesting that the grains were the fathers of mountains. (See Gordo.)
St Ungulant – Sevrian Thaddeus Ungulant. Anchorite, a hermit who retreated to the desert but stayed there. Friends with Angus.
Angus – Small god and friend of St Ungulant. Helps out by smacking lions with rocks.
Most Holy St Bobby – Aka Ossory’s Ass. Made a bishop for having been in the desert with Ossory.
Treem, Bishop – Archivist in the Citadel of Omnia.
Zacharos – Blacksmith or metalworker in Ephebe.
Sergeant Fergmen – Assisted Sergeant Simony regarding the big doors of the Citadel they wanted to plow through.
Zog – False prophet and indirectly the reason for those Citadel doors being reinforced with Klatchian steel.
Cusp, Deacon – An Inquisitor. The less you know about him, the better.
General Argavisti – Ephebian leader in the attack on Omnia.
Imperiator Borvorius – Tsortean leader in the attack on Omnia.
Admiral Rham-ap-Efan – Leader from Djelibeybi in the attack on Omnia.
Fasta Benj – From a small (pop. 51) nomadic nation. Along for the ride in the attack on Omnia.
P’tang-P’tang – God of Fasta Benj’s people.
Pacha Moj – Hit his uncle with a big rock.