The Heralds. The closest thing to Angels or Demons in the No Books setting, but they’re still very different from either classification. The Heralds are creatures created by the Elder Things to serve obscure purposes and dark goals. They are manipulators and architects, building and changing things to suit their masters’ purposes.
They have more power and knowledge than Magi can imagine. They control, manipulate, and abuse more than Vampires could even dream. They have more mutability and adaptability than Werewolves or Shifters think possible. Wyrdlings are created to serve the Heralds and their masters in turn, even those who retain/regain their free will are doing so in defiance of the Heralds. Heralds are (theoretically) eternal and have existed since the dawn of time and will survive its end. They are the Alpha and the Omega, and yet these puny mortals defy them and defeat them at every turn (intentionally or otherwise). They are bound by rules they cannot help but follow, which hinder them in their machinations. They are powerful, but restrained. They are of this world, but something wholly alien as well… Continue reading “No Books of Men: World Building – Supernaturals, Part IX”