What the Hyalorings say
Tepekos is called “The Voice in the Cave”, he’s the god of smithing, metal magic and
transformation. He is also a god of healing, particularly healing of the mind, bad dreams and
nightmares, for which he uses death-like sleep.
How Tepekos Fell
Tepekos was a bold smith in this or that city, one other than Nivorah. His mastery of metal was
unrivaled and he performed many great feats. Yet he yearned for more, longed for Yelm’s bright
Cunning as he was brave, he devised a plan. Tepekos fasted for many days and ripped the
tendons from his legs, replacing them with red bronze and gold wire. After these preparations
he climbed the tallest ziggurat in the city and leapt towards the sky, intent on bringing back a
spark of the the Sun’s fire.
Elmal (of course) saw all this, since Tepekos performed these preparations under the Sky. By
his wish, Osara shot a pair of flaming arrow