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"Fertile Mother"
Pantheon: Greek
AoC: Agriculture
Symbol: Mare's head
Home P/L/R: Arborea/Olympus/

Demeter, one of the first six Olympians, now remains mostly behind the scenes, tending to the children of the gods and keeping the harvests of the Prime plentiful in the areas of the faithful. She was married to Poseidon but broke free of that in time; Poseidon took up abode in the sea, while Demeter remained on land. Afterward, she became Zeus' wife (before Hera), and bore him a daughter, Persephone. Persephone was later carried off to by Hades to rule with him in the Underworld.

Demeter's home is a common-looking cottage in the midst of an immense field of grain. Her petitioners toil the field all day before retiring at night to their own cottages scattered about the land. They work hard, but they seem to love the labor.

Demeter and Chauntea of Toril have always gotten on well, and it's no dark that Demeter holds no grudges against other powers - except for her brother Hades, who she still hasn't forgiven for the abduction of her daughter. Hades seems remarkably unconcerned by this.

Triptolemus is the favored proxy of Demeter these days. He drives a chariot drawn by two bronze dragons, scattering grain seeds wherever he travels. He's a tenacious fellow; his eyes constantly searching the horizon, and he always seems to be itching to get back into his chariot and ride on.