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* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide to split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, and having various misadventures before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into. Despite being dead, YISUN is often depicted in myth as hanging out with their descendant gods and generally acting like they're perfectly fine. This is deliberate.

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* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide to split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, and having had various misadventures before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into. Despite being dead, YISUN is often depicted has a habit of showing up alive and well in myth as hanging mythology to hang out with their various descendant gods and generally acting like they're perfectly fine. This is deliberate.gods.


* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide to split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into. Despite their death, YISUN is often depicted in myth as hanging out with their descendant gods and generally acting like they're perfectly fine. This is deliberate.

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* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide to split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, and having various misadventures before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into. Despite their death, being dead, YISUN is often depicted in myth as hanging out with their descendant gods and generally acting like they're perfectly fine. This is deliberate.


* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide and split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into.

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* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide and to split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into. Despite their death, YISUN is often depicted in myth as hanging out with their descendant gods and generally acting like they're perfectly fine. This is deliberate.



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* The cosmology of ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' begins with the supreme god YISUN, an infinite being simultaneously alive and dead, everything and nothing at once. Tormented by their circular, stagnant existence, YISUN committed divine suicide and split into the gods YIS, black goddess of everything that was, and UN, white god of everything that wasn't. YIS and UN were so horrified by each other that they warred for seven years, then made love for seven hours, and ultimately birthed 777,777 other black and white gods, who first built the heavenly city of Throne, then all kinds of life, before finally killing themselves in turn to create [[TheMultiverse 777,777 new universes]], which the life they created migrated into.

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* In Roy Pond's ''Tomb Travellers'', the Egyptian gods exist but aren't really gods, in the sense that they are 1) weaker than the Christian God, and 2) completely orthogonal to human existence. They don't really need or care about humanity, they're just...there. The protagonists' intimate relationship with their God is contrasted with the hollow, lightless afterlife that Egyptian peasants get stuck in: their gods can give food and wealth (in exchange for worship), but not love. [[spoiler:No word on what happens after Julia converts those peasants.]]

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* In ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'', anthropomorphic spirits of rivers, forests, etc exist and were created by [[CrystalDragonJesus Aslan/The Emperor]]. Characters admire them, in the same way strong humans are admired, but they aren't worshipped or [[OmniscientMoralityLicense flawless]]. It's like the difference between respecting a mountain's natural beauty and praying to that mountain for a good harvest.

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* In ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar''...someone...created the [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Companions]] and works through [[TheChosenMany Heralds]] to preserve the world. As befits the RuleOfDrama, neither are immortal or omniscient, though they are incorruptible for all intents and purposes. [[spoiler:The firecats are this trope for a different country, being Companions in another form.]]


** ''TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has the three dragons, Dinraal, Naydra, and Farosh, who guard the Springs of Power, Wisdom, and Courage respectively.

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** ''TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has the three dragons, Dinraal, Naydra, and Farosh, who guard the Springs of Power, Wisdom, and Courage respectively.


* The [[PowersThatBe Elder Powers]] from ''[[NexusWar Nexus Clash]]'' have various origins, but some of them are so old that no one knows where they came from, much less who created them. This was originally a nod to the original creator's [[UsefulNotes/{{Deism}} Deism]], but the origins of the setting are left deliberately mysterious.

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* The [[PowersThatBe Elder Powers]] from ''[[NexusWar Nexus Clash]]'' ''VideoGame/NexusClash'' have various origins, but some of them are so old that no one knows where they came from, much less who created them. This was originally a nod to the original creator's [[UsefulNotes/{{Deism}} Deism]], but the origins of the setting are left deliberately mysterious.


* The ''ForgottenRealms'' universe may have been created by the Overgod Ao, but the world of Toril is the creation of the goddesses Selune and Shar.

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* The ''ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' universe may have been created by the Overgod Ao, but the world of Toril is the creation of the goddesses Selune and Shar.


*** Some of Ruptga's children (Leki, Zeht, HoonDing) and his wife (Morwha) are also deities in the Yokudan pantheon.

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*** Some of Ruptga's children (Leki, Zeht, HoonDing) [=HoonDing=]) and his wife (Morwha) are also deities in the Yokudan pantheon.


* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Aedra and Daedra]] are this, albeit indirectly. They are said to have formed from the spilled blood of [[CreationMyth Anu and Padomay]], the GodOfGods and TheAntiGod who are the [[AnthropomorphicPersonification personifications]] of the forces of [[OrderVersusChaos "stasis/order/light" and "change/chaos/darkness"]], respectively. As Padomay [[DrivenByEnvy attempted to destroy creation]] because it favored Anu, he and Anu fought before Anu [[TakingYouWithMe pulled them both outside of time]]. According to some myths, the Aedra are "Anuic" beings, emerging from intermingled blood of Anu and Padomay, while the Daedra are purely "Padomaic" beings, emerging from the blood of Padomay.

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[[OurGodsAreDifferent Aedra and Daedra]] are this, albeit indirectly.indirectly in a PiecesOfGod sense. They are said to have formed from the spilled blood of [[CreationMyth Anu and Padomay]], the GodOfGods and TheAntiGod who are the [[AnthropomorphicPersonification personifications]] of the forces of [[OrderVersusChaos "stasis/order/light" and "change/chaos/darkness"]], respectively. As Padomay [[DrivenByEnvy attempted to destroy creation]] because it favored Anu, he and Anu fought before Anu [[TakingYouWithMe pulled them both outside of time]]. According to some myths, the Aedra are "Anuic" beings, emerging from intermingled blood of Anu and Padomay, while the Daedra are purely "Padomaic" beings, emerging from the blood of Padomay.Padomay.
** In the [[ScaryBlackMan Yokudan/Redguard]] pantheon, Ruptga, the "Tall Papa" and [[TopGod chief deity]] of their pantheon, created such a hierarchy. To note:
*** Ruptga gave purpose to Tu'whacca, another greater spirit who did not previously have one. (He was essentially a God of Life and Death in a world where everyone was immortal spirits.) Tu'whacca would be the caretaker of the [[WarriorHeaven Far Shores]] and [[{{Psychopomp}} help guide souls there]].
*** Ruptga created Sep, the Yokudan serpentine version of [[GodIsDead Lorkhan]] to help him save the lesser spirits from Satakal's ViciousCycle of devouring the world. Sep immediately began consuming the souls instead, forcing Ruptga to save them. Sep then devised the idea of Mundus, which was supposed to be an easier alternative to the Walkabout, Ruptga's method of saving the souls, but instead it trapped the souls and made it ''harder'' for them to reach the Far Shores. Thus, Ruptga punished Sep by "squashing him with [[CarryABigStick a big stick]]".
*** Some of Ruptga's children (Leki, Zeht, HoonDing) and his wife (Morwha) are also deities in the Yokudan pantheon.

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** ''TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' has the three dragons, Dinraal, Naydra, and Farosh, who guard the Springs of Power, Wisdom, and Courage respectively.



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* In ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Aedra and Daedra]] are this, albeit indirectly. They are said to have formed from the spilled blood of [[CreationMyth Anu and Padomay]], the GodOfGods and TheAntiGod who are the [[AnthropomorphicPersonification personifications]] of the forces of [[OrderVersusChaos "stasis/order/light" and "change/chaos/darkness"]], respectively. As Padomay [[DrivenByEnvy attempted to destroy creation]] because it favored Anu, he and Anu fought before Anu [[TakingYouWithMe pulled them both outside of time]]. According to some myths, the Aedra are "Anuic" beings, emerging from intermingled blood of Anu and Padomay, while the Daedra are purely "Padomaic" beings, emerging from the blood of Padomay.



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* The [[PowersThatBe Elder Powers]] from ''[[NexusWar Nexus Clash]]'' have various origins, but some of them are so old that no one knows where they came from, much less who created them. This was originally a nod to the original creator's [[UsefulNotes/{{Deism}} Deism]], but the origins of the setting are left deliberately mysterious.

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