Trudvang for 5e
The Sturmasira, or the Storm Gods, are the main deities of the Gerbanis faith. They are led by Stormi, the Father and the Warrior, and fight an ever raging battle against the Hvergelift and the Vanerlifr, the gods of chaos and death, respectively.
The scholars of Valkalainen consider all of the Sturmasira to be Aesir.
Storim is the chief deity of gerbanis, the Father and the Warrior. Strongly connected with the wind and the storms, he his the protector of the weak, the strongest god there is. It is said that his is the strength of a thousand jotunn and a thousand dragons combined. He rides the might steed Snarfari, who has six legs and two heads, across the thunderclouds lightning following in his path. He is dressed in dark chainmail, blackened by the fire of a thousand dragons. On his right arm he wears the Gutra Ring, a divine bracelet that makes all his weapons deal enormous damage. In his hand he carries a battle axe or a heavy hunting spear.
Stormi is mainly associated with responsibility, courage and strength.
Vinda is the Creator of the World, the Wise One. She exists in the heaven, the sea and the land in between, and she is the mother of Stormi. Where people build and create, Vinda is there to blow strength into the work. She is without sight, but the other Sturmasira comes to her for wisdom and prophecy. She is an old woman, living alone with Djofur, the swine said to be able to create anything in but a day. She can also take her original form of the Primeval Heiher, a huge brown cow who can traverse a mountain with but one step.
She is associated with patience, wisdom and the joy of creation.
Jorn is the Night. His father is Stormi, his mother is his own sister Nattra. His half-sisters are Tyrd and Solvei, and Solvei is also his wife. He is the Darkness, the Voice of the Stormi and the Untamable. It is said that he sometimes walk the path of the Wildfolk and fights the other Sturmasira, but he is clever enough to be caught doing so. He takes the form of a man in the dark, a stranger, a raven on the roof. He is a young man, blonde of hair with a keen look in his eye, dressed in Fjortsvartnir, the Cloak of Night, giving him the ability to walk among human and bastjurs both without fear of discovery.
He is associated with action, fickleness and cunning.
Solvei is the Day, the Beautiful Dawn, the Warmth of the Sun. She is the the Goddess of Fertility and Love, the daughter of Stormi, and Jorn is her husband. She is the warm summer, the calm autumn, the beautiful winter and the blossoming spring, and even Stormi heeds her council. Her hair is long and flowing, and wherever it hits the ground or the trees, flowers blossom to life. She is dressed in a gown made of clouds, and gives health and happiness to everyone from her copper urn Erkvejka.
Attributes such as fertility, mercy and health are often associated with Solvei.
Enken is the Lone Wanderer. The son of Vinda and Birnhögg, the God-Bear. Hearing and seeing everything, he is the eyes and ears of his half-brother Stormi. Enken is the Lord of Animals and the Giver of Freedom. It is he who will gather the armies when time has come for Havafall, the Great Battle Against the Storm. He is often seen as a huge bear, but is said to be able to take the form of any animal he wants to. He is sometimes seen as a wolverine plodding through the snow, or a draug-lynx stalking through the
Enken is associated with freedom, instinct and vigilance.
Tyrd is the Grudge and the Vengeance, the Mother of the Blood-Feud. Stormi is her father, Solvei is her sister. The polar opposite of her sister, she is the Goddess of Anger and Revenge. Whenever someone swear on oath of vengeance they promise part of their loyalty to Tyrd. She takes the form of a crazed, naked woman, covered with the soot from the sendings, one of the darkest sacrifices the Stormlanders practice. Her dark hair is disheveled and bloodied, her nails are long and twisted. She carries Harnagga, the Dagger of Vengeance, the blade who can slay a jotunn in a single thrust, and she is ever accompanied by her two raging garmrs, Gvann and Kveld.
Tyrd is associated with anger, hate and vengeance.
Nattra is Violence and War. The daughter of Stormi and Bodvildur, the Mistress of Helgardh, she has darkness within her, but is not seen as such a deceitful god as Tyrd, but is more associated with honourable conflict and violence. She is the Shieldmaiden, and the Commander, the mother of Jorn, and she is the tip of the gautla. She takes the form of strong warrior, her head shaven. She carries the Garmdolj, a huge round shield said to be able to withstand the charge of a hundred wolfbeasts. Sometimes she takes the shape of a wolfbeast herself, with fur black as night, leading the vanguard of the Stormgods.
Nattra is associated with honour, violence and war.
Vigdis is the Loving Home, the Protector. She is the daughter of Solvei and Jorn, Hagal is her brother. The Goddess of Marriage and Family, she exists in every loving home and family. Often taking the form of a young woman, she also exists in fires of the longhouses all across the Stormlands. She carries Evslaenda, a needle to sow protections against the Hvergelift and the Vanerlifr into the houses of all of those faithful to the Storm Gods.
Vigdis is associated with love, safety and protection.
Hagal is the Singer and the Poet. The son of Jorn and Solvei, and the brother of Vigdis, he is the God of Peace and Celebration, and the Patron of Skalds. It is he who tells the tales of extraordinary humans to the other Storm Gods, and he leads the songs sung in Stormwatch. He appears as a young, carefree man, lute on his back, and a smile on his face. He carries Allvissla, a flute that can calm even the angriest jotunn, and is accompanied by Kyddis, a song bird who spreads the music of Hagal to all across Trudvang.
Hagal is associated with carefreeness, celebration and peace.