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Kitumu
(Deity)
Titles Firefly Goddess
Mother of Fireflies
Home Pyramid of Kitumu, Mwangi Expanse
Alignment Chaotic evil
Areas of Concern Fireflies, hibernation, swarms
Worshipers Kembe
Cleric Alignments
Domains Animal, Chaos, Evil, War
Subdomains Blood, Demon, Fear, Fur
Favored Weapon Dagger
Symbol Four-legged firefly
Sacred Animal Firefly
Sacred Colors Black, yellow

Kitumu is the carnivorous Firefly Goddess, a godling known to the Kembe. She is usually dormant but may be awakened, at which time she demands copious human sacrifice:[1] she is not a forgiving goddess.[2]

History

In 4710 AR, Kitumu demanded the boy Mwonduk as sacrifice to stop the plague of fireflies she sent forth on the Mwangi Expanse. People considered the boy cursed.[3]

Home

Kitumu sleeps in the Pyramid of Kitumu deep in the Mwangi Expanse.[4]

Appearance

Kitumu appears as a blood-red firefly with four wings, two on each side, protected by a beetle-type carapace when not flying. Her wing span measures hundreds of feet and the wings are inscribed with unknown runes. A crimson light surrounds her.[5][6]

Emissaries

Kitumu may send out a swarm of fireflies that can reduce a tribe to bones in an horrifyingly short time. They can bury beneath armour and get to the fleshy bits with ease. These fireflies are used to show Kitumu's displeasure.[6]

References

  1. Robin D. Laws. (2010). On Glowing Wing (Plague of Light). Souls for Smuggler's Shiv, p. 75. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-254-8
  2. Robin D. Laws. (2010). I Must Die (Plague of Light). Vaults of Madness, p. 73. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-275-3
  3. Robin D. Laws. (2011). Justice in the Ruins (Plague of Light). The Thousand Fangs Below, p. 74. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-276-0
  4. Neil Spicer. (2011). Sanctum of the Serpent God. Sanctum of the Serpent God, p. 72-77. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-307-1
  5. Robin D. Laws. (2011). Sacrificial Rights (Plague of Light). Sanctum of the Serpent God, p. 72. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-307-1
  6. 6.0 6.1 Robin D. Laws. (2011). Sacrificial Rights (Plague of Light). Sanctum of the Serpent God, p. 76. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-307-1