Naori Myth 08: Old TurtleJum lept down to the land, no such being had ever banished themselves before. Jum then ran with a mighty speed to the eastern coast, where Kuht greeted the land every morning. As she ran through the land, she took notice of how empty it was. She had been so focused on Kuht, she had never noticed this emptiness. So full of dirt and rocks, but no life. Its color was brown and grey, ugly and dull.Naori Myth 08: Old Turtle15 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters
She reached the sea and began to think of a way to get those creatures as so to stay strong and nourished. She called out to them:
"Why do you devour each other?"
An old turtle came close to her and looked her over cautiously, "Our bodies need nourishment."
"But the gods do not! Why do we?"
"We are not immortal. We all will die. But to live, one must eat."
It was then that the old turtle came to the land and crawled onto the dirt. Tuhk had been right! It could move between land and water! Jum was amazed and sat down next to Old Turtle and asked him his secrets. If she
Naori Myth 07: Jum Banishes HerselfRoht was watching his family’s Protector die from starvation. She needed blood and energy to keep her heart to soul bond strong and over the years it had weakened. Years of eating merely stone and drinking sea-water had taken a toll on her body. She lay withered at Roht’s feet. Tuhk, the Great Darkness, had made a deal to go to the sea and return with a creature for Jum to eat and obtain blood from. However years had passed and her bond was slowly fading. Since she had fallen she was weakening slowly everyday. More and more Roht feared Jum was going to die forever before Tuhk returned.Naori Myth 07: Jum Banishes Herself16 hours ago in Introductions & Chapters
Finally, Tuhk returned, bringing with him a great turtle, as wide as any great boulder and as heavy as three. The young turtle was shaking his limbs, struggling to get away from Tuhk’s grasp. He groaned and screamed at the gods in an inaudible noise. Tuhk dropped it in front of Jum and looked at Roht. He then left his bestial form and reached into the turtle and withdrew the hear