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This sub-house can be seen as the training ground to those who are starting their training, but are more concern on wielding the weapon itself than what the weapon itself is. The house has marks from different weapons being used.

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Intermediate Gods

    The Build Kamen Riders 
Sento Kiryu, Ryuga Banjou, Kazumi Sawatari and Gentoku Himuro, Holy Quartet of Requiring Phlebotinum For Driver Uses (Sentonote , Banjounote , Kazuminote , Gentokunote )
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From left to right: Sento, Kazumi, Ryuga and Gentoku
Transformed State 
Build Genius 
Cross Evol 
Perfect Kingdom 
Rogue Prime 
    Darth Maul 
Maul, God of Double Weapons (Darth Maul, The Horned Devil, Son of Dathomir, The Shadow, Old Master)
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    Jolyne Cujoh 
Jolyne Cujoh, Goddess of String and Rope Manipulation (The Sixth JoJo, Jolyne Kujo, FE40536, Irene)
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    Mash Kyrielight/Shielder 
Mash Kyrielight, Goddess of Shields (Shielder, Servant of Shield, Mashu, Matthew, Shieldy, Galahad, Dangerous Beast, Mash Potato)
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Ortinax 
  • Intermediate Goddess
  • Symbol: Her shield, Lord Camelot
  • Theme Song: Shikisai -Snowflake Shield-
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Clingy Jealous Girl, Designer Babies, Nice Girl, Living on Borrowed Time, Badass Adorable, Stone Wall, Becoming Stronger, Becoming More Confident, Shield Bash, Sacrificing Herself But Later Coming Back To Life, Rei Ayanami Expy, Determinator, Heroic Willpower
  • Domains: Shields, Determination, Vessels, Heroism, Designer Babies
  • Allies: Those who have become Heroic Spirits, The Master of Chaldea, Leonardo da Vinci, Shirou Emiya, Rin Tohsaka, Sieg, Sakura Matou, Braum, Captain America, Steven Universe, Rei Ayanami, Yoko Littner, Erza Scarlet, Naofumi's Party, Kaede Honjou/Maple, Fiore and Caules Forvedge Yggdmillennia, Solomon, Illyasviel "Illya" von Einzbern/Prillya, Miyu Edelfelt, Chloe von Einzbern, Byleth
  • Enemies: Merged Zamasu, King Ghidorah, Deathwing, Anti-Monitor, The Vex, Harbringer, Malty Melromarc, Goetia, Tiamat (Beast), The Marauders, Father, King Bradley, Lust, Pride, Envy, The Gold-Toothed Doctor, Dante, Kiara Sessyoin, Shinji Matou
  • Odd Friendship with: Death
  • Special Relationship with: Lancelot du Lac (Her "father")
  • Fan of: Sherlock Holmes
  • Complicated Relationship with: Sir Galahad
  • Inheritor of Lord Camelot, a shield capable of blocking nearly everything as long as it's holder's heart is steadfast. The shield is second to Artoria Pendragon's Avalon which was able to defend against Gilgemesh's Ea. It's owner, Mashu Kyrielite, was ascended to the pantheon after blocking Demon King Goetia's Ars Almadel Salomis to protect her Senpai but at the cost of her life.
  • Plenty of people have messed up pronouncing her name and how to spell it. Got so bad that some have gone far and call her "mash potato" out of frustration.
  • Mash soon crossed paths with the Master of Chaldea, much to their mutual excitement and happiness. Mash is loyal to her senpai and is happy she can fight alongside them in the Pantheon, promising to stay by their side and be their shield. The Master in turn trusts Mash very much and she is the Servant they are the most happy to see. Mash is also happy to see Leonardo da Vinci in the Pantheon, though she was initially confused to see him with a male body.
  • Got a chance to meet with both Shirou Emiya and Rin Tohsaka, the former masters of Artoria Pendragon and EMIYA. While Mashu had seen Rin's face in Ishtar, it's only seeing her with Shirou did she realized that the two resembled her Senpei. She even ask the two if they had children, causing the two to blush madly.
    • Also quickly got to meet Sakura Matou, the master of Medusa and the vessel of Parvati and Kama. Mash quickly became friends with Sakura, and learning of her story allows her to understand why she was chosen by Parvati. Sakura in turn saw Mash's feelings for her senpai, and helps to encourage her in her pursuit.
    • Soon crossed paths with the Kaleid Liner trio, albeit the alternate versions. Nevertheless, Mash got along with the three quite well, showing interest in their adventures as Magical Girls and being quite honored to fight alongside them as Servants.
  • Quickly befriended Sieg, since they were both artificially made for a purpose related to the Holy Grail War. They both symapathize with their origins and get along very well because of it. They're also willing sacrifice themselves for the person they love most (Sieg for Jeanne, Mash for the Master of Chaldea).
  • Has fought with and against many deities here who have become Heroic Spirits. She was happy to see many have made it here and is hoping to fight along side them again.
  • Has very special relationship with Lancelot du Lac in that the two are father and daughter via her being bonded to Galahad. While the two do care for one another, their relationship is a bit shaky. It can be best described as "a daughter embarrassed of her father and a father not knowing how to deal with his daughter".
  • Has look to other shield wielding deities as inspiration to further better herself. In respect, she addressed them as her senpais. Even as young as Steven Universe.
    • Speaking of which, Steven is willing to train with her to help improve their skills with a shield and the special abilities that come with it. Steven's kindness also allows him to quickly become friends with Mash as they train together.
    • While she is at first stunned by Naofumi's abrasiveness, she can quickly tell he's a good person, especially after she heard all of his good deeds from his companions Raphtalia and Filo. Naofumi is willing to spar with her to test the limits of their shields and see which areas need to be improved upon.
    • Both Mash and Maple get along very well, considering how they mainly focus on defense. Maple shows admiration for Mash's determination and how it powers her shield, while Mash admires Maple's expertise with her defense as well as the skills she uses with them.
    • Captain America is probably the Shield-bearing hero that Mash respects the most, due to his leadership and how well he can use the shield in combat. Captain America also shows great towards Mash's capabilities with her shield and respects her heroic spirit.
  • In one Halloween event, Mash was force into a very revealing costume dubbed "Dangerous Beast". This garner many of admirers in the pantheon with many photos taken of her. Though, those pictures mysteriously vanish thanks to a berserking black knight.
  • Has been getting along very well with Rei Ayanami as the two learned that they were each specifically design to house a unnatural being in themselves. They also bonded over that they each have a special someone that they would do anything for.
  • Seems to have a special aura that cause many Cool Big Sister types not help but fond over her. This embarrasses Mash greatly. Especially when some, like Erza Scarlet, can't help but get a bit to physical which cause plenty of "mashing".
  • She greatly respects Fiore and Caules as Masters who fought in a Holy Grail War, and the siblings are also respectful of Mash for her loyalty and achievements under the Master of Chaldea. Mash is willing to help Caules with his magic training under the Master and help him to learn how to better protect himself and his sister.
  • She also highly respects Solomon, who also happens to be her Master's mentor Dr. Romani Archaman, even if she does tend to point out his various flaws. She is quite happy to see him again in the Pantheon, after he sacrificed himself to help her Master stop Goetia, and Solomon in turn promises to help her in her time of need.
  • Her relationship with Galahad is complicated, since despite being the source of her power and keeping her alive, he is willing to withdraw his power from her if he deems her not worthy of his help, to the point the Master has to rely on a Command Spell to force him to cooperate. She's even willing to stop him if he tries to use her body to do something she doesn't want to do. Galahad makes it clear he will continue to defy her and the Master at every turn due to them stopping Goetia's plan.
    • Being a vessel for another's soul just like her, Byleth quickly grew to befriend Mash, sympathizing with her over how they were created to host someone else's soul and be empowered by them. They also were emotionless before their bonds with other people helped them become more emotional over time. Mash comes to see Byleth as her sensei, while the latter comes to see Mash as another to guide and protect.
  • Mash is on guard after reuniting with Goetia in the Pantheon, especially since it took her sacrificing her life to save her Master from him. Mash promises to put a stop to Goetia if he ever tries to create his world again, since hardships are what make people strong and bring them together.
    • Because of Goetia's actions and goals, Shielder has fought against other bringers of destruction such as the Anti-Monitor, King Ghidorah, and Deathwing the Destroyernote , as well as those who want to make the remake world in their image at while subjugating life, such as the Vex and the Harbinger. Mash is searching for allies to help her fend off these foes and stop them before they bring ruin.
    • Tiamat is also one of the Beasts the Chaldea fought in the past. Mash strongly opposes her not only for goals to regress humanity to make them her children, but for also killing many of her comrades and injuring her senpai in the process. Despite her faith in the Master, she is one of few disagrees that Tiamat will listen to reason.
    • Kiara Sessyoin, as Beast III-R, once fought against the Chaldea organization, so Mash understandbly opposes her when they meet again. Although the Kiara she met is less destructive than the Beast, Mash still opposes for her Lack of Empathy towards human beings and finds her lust for humanity and pain very creepy.
  • The Marauders found their match in Mash when both sides discovered the other's skill in defense. Mash does sympathize with their circumstances, but still knows how dangerous and will not hesitate to help her allies put them down. Knowing just how tough their shield is, Mash has them attack her first so her allies will take advantage the opening they make.
  • Father and the Homunculi (with the exception of Greed) became very personal enemies of Mash, considering that they're evil artificial people that treat natural and artificial life as expendable. Mash does sympathize with Gluttony and Sloth since they're the least malicious of the Homunculi loyal to Father, but still won't hesitate to fight them if they hurt her friends.
  • While Mash is a Nice Girl to everyone but Lancelotnote , unless someone flirts with her Master, there are some people she truly cannot stand at all for just how evil they are:
    • Zamasu for his genocidal hatred towards mortals, his Moral Myopia, and his pettiness towards Goku. Zamasu in turn sees her as an abomination for how she acquired her powers (despite also being a fusion) and claims that as a mortal, she should be killed for the sake of salvation. All Mash has to say is to call him out on his self-righteousness, claiming all mortals are evil when he never even tried to look for the good in some of them, and committing sins that are far worse than any mortal he condemns for. She even asks what him what he intends to do once he wipes out every mortal and is the only one left, considering the world can't last with only one person no matter how powerful they are. Zamasu's only response is "YOU WOULD DARE SUBVERT JUSTICE?!", to which Mash can only give a sigh of resignation at how hopeless Zamasu is.
    • Malty Melromarc is probably one of the few people Mash has outright contempt for due to how she gleefully ruins lives For the Evulz and out of petty spite. Mash outright calls the corrupt former princess a pathetic excuse for a human being, lampshading how she's her own worst enemy due to never truly learning from the consequences of her actions and thinking she get away with it all.
    • Dante, Gold-Toothed Doctor, and Shou Tucker prove themselves to be easily the most vile humanity has to offer. Mash personally loathes the three for the way they treat people, Dante through her abuse of her Homunculi "children", committing atrocities in name of her immortality by stealing people's bodies, and for planning to rape Edward Elric as soon as she stole Rose's body, the Gold-Toothed Doctor for his immoral experiments and raising children to become disposable soldiers (even turning the remaining Fuhrer candiates into mindlessly obedient Elite Mooks), and Shou Tucker for irreversibly turning his family into tortured chimeras. Because of this, Mash has no intention of letting them get away with their crimes.
    • The Demi-Servant shows outright disgust for Shinji Matou's sexual abuse of Sakura and what he attempted to do to Rin. Mash doesn't even hesitate to call him a loser like everybody else does, and that's actually because of his cruelty rather than his ineptitude. She makes it clear that his circumstances do not justify or excuse his actions, since he takes his pain on other people who suffered just as much as him, yet treated other people far better than he ever did.

    Power Rangers Lost Galaxy 
Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Members , Patron Saints of Chosen Weapon Wielders (Galaxy Power Rangers, Leo: Red Galaxy Ranger; Kai: Blue Galaxy Ranger; Damon: Green Galaxy Ranger; Maya: Yellow Galaxy Ranger; Kendrix: Pink Galaxy Ranger I, Mike: Magna Defender II, Black Solar Ranger)
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Lesser Gods

    Grøh 
Grøh, God of Bifurcated Weaponry (The Agent in Black)
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  • Lesser God (Intermediate God upon giving into the Malfested)
  • Symbol: His Weapon, Aerondight Replica
  • Theme Song: The Nameless Ordeal
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral (His Goals align towards Chaotic Good)
  • Portfolio: Wields the Aerondight Replica that can be Split into Two, Empowered Badass Normal who has Malfested Powers that he Conserves with Sleeve Armor, Antagonistic Heroes, Gloomy Appearance, Noble Characteristics, Lightning Bruiser, Contrasts Kilik in More ways than One, Tracks and kills Malfested in Spite of being One Himself, Impossibly Cool Clothes, Appearance seems to belong more towards Anime, Always appears Sullen and Cold, Associated with the color Purple, Holds himself back during Fights, Hates being Malfested
  • Domains: Double-Bladed Weaponry, Dissembling, Hunters, Corruption, Anti-Heroism
  • Heralds: Dion and Natalie
  • Allies: Hildegard von Krone, Siegfried Schtauffen, Cassandra Alexandra, The Monster Hunters, Dante, The Dovahkiin, Sasuke Uchiha, Hiei, Guts, Raiden, Night Raid, Akame, Cloud Strife, Ange, Jason Todd, Scorpion, Spawn, King Arthur Pendragon, Arturia Pendragon
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Sophitia Alexandra
  • Enemies: Nightmare, Cervantes, Tira, Algol, Master Bison, Shao Kahn, Mileena, Quan Chi, Griffith, Nosferatu Zodd, Count Dracula, Ryoma Sengoku/Kamen Rider Duke, Khazrak, Gorthor and the Beastmen, Sephiroth, Professor Hojo
  • Pitied By: The House of Friendship
  • Respected By: The Hunters Sub-House, Lucifer (One-Sided on his part)
  • Negotiable Pact With: Grand United Alliance of Good
  • A mysterious man with even dark secrets, Grøh usually keeps to himself and operates either on his own or with a select few members of the Aval Organization, determined to eliminate "outsiders" in order to secure peace and stability to the world. These "outsiders" were actually Malfested, individuals who were corrupted by the power of Soul Edge, driving them into murderous insanity and undying loyalty towards the Azure Knight. Unfortunately, Grøh has terrible luck, he encountered the Azure Knight, Nightmare and was almost killed and the altercation resulted in Grøh becoming the very being he hunted. He hid it very well from his supporters... until one of the Aval Organization's scientists, Azwel betrayed the group and corrupted Grøh's close friend, Curtis into Malfested, forcing Grøh to kill him. Since then, Grøh has become very embittered and has developed a harsh enmity against Azwel, who went on to establish the Qualifiers to pursue gaining godhood whilst using his falsified charm and fabricating a approachable story about guiding Humanity to gain followers.
  • During a recent investigation of Astral Fissures, Grøh detected something incredibly strange about it. One of the fissures was emitting a very strong aura unlike any other. When Grøh and his two close companions, Dion and Natalie began to approach it, they encountered what appeared to be a hybrid between man and beast. Grøh and his allies manage to kill off most of them and drive the rest away back into the fissure. Turns out, they had discovered a portal to a new world. The three decided to enter for further investigation, where they realized they were in a new world, one where numerous individuals from different worlds have joined with and against one another in a locked battlefield.
    • In time, Grøh also uncovered that Nightmare also resided in this world and quickly deduced that there has to be Malfested here as well. He was correct when him, Dion and Natalie were attacked by a horde of them. They were able to fend them off whereupon they encountered Siegfried, who told them that they are now in a Pantheonic plane of existence.
    • In a short while, Grøh met Cloud Strife who decided to hang out and spar with him for a while. The two clashed blades to demonstrate one's strength, ending with the two of them becoming friends and forming an alliance should they need each other. As a result, Cloud relinquished his dual position of BFS and Bifurcated Weapon by presenting the latter title to Grøh whilst holding on to the former. Grøh is now satisfied to be a part of the Pantheon; now that the presence of Malfested is also in this world, Grøh will be making sure to defend the Pantheon from them and Nightmare... lest Azwel also finds a way to enter.
  • While he genuinely works for the greater good and will help out when its necessary, Grøh is independent from the numerous Pantheonic factions, normally just keeping things to himself, and with only Dion and Natalie keeping close tabs with him. He knows that his actions align close with the Grand United Alliance of Good, but he feels like his Malfested state can backfire on them horribly if here were to be a member, hence his reluctance to join them.
  • Although he is independent, Grøh gets along pretty well with Siegfried and sympathizes with him as both of them lost loved ones due to Soul Edge. He has a rather Odd Friendship with Cassandra and they're currently the leading opponents of any Malfested in the Pantheon. However, he has difficulty working with Sophitia. Grøh is ruthless and more than willing to kill his enemies, especially Malfested to ensure safety, but Sophitia's kind and warm heart, in addition to being blessed by the Greek Gods allows her to reach out and purify a Malfested from Soul Edge's influence, restoring them to their normal state. She disapproves Grøh for slaying those that can be saved without them dying, but Grøh assets that she can't always be there on time to save their soul without death being the only option. That aside, they will work together against Nightmare and his allies.
  • Because of his indomitable will to suppress his Malfested powers and to ensure that he manages to keep his race safe, Grøh earned the respect of Lucifer and offered him a position for the Grand United Alliance of Chaos. Grøh sharply declined, telling him that he works under his own accord and that he cannot bring himself to join a large organization for his own reasons. Since then, Lucifer has been trying to make plans to get Grøh to his side, though his stubborn nature is tough to get past.
  • Grøh has ties to King Arthur, in the sense that the king's dying words were to encourage his followers to protect the world from Soul Edge and this is where the Aval Organization originated from. When Grøh finally met Arthur in person, he admitted to slipping up and feels bad about his friend Curtis. King Arthur was quick to forgive him and has said that regardless of his failures, Grøh was still a dedicated man. By proxy, Grøh also made quick associates with Saber, whom he would fight against occasionally to hone his skills. He expressed interest in the Holy Grail War for a moment before Saber told him that what she went through and the dangers that come from pursuing the Grail War may be too costly for him, not to mention Grøh is already associated with another large conflict involving Soul Edge.
  • Because of his experiences with Azwel, Grøh is generally wary of scientists, though he does know that there are good ones who use their scientific knowledge to good effect. But for the likes of someone like Ryoma Sengoku, Grøh gets very easily alarmed and thinks that Ryomu is not much different from Azwel in their ultimate goals. As a result, Grøh hates and opposes Ryoma and every time they encounter one another, Grøh isn't going to hesitate in cutting the amoral scientist down.
  • He gets along with other solitary heroes like Jason Todd and Spawn, all of them not being afraid to brutally kill their enemies at any given points. The three of them have stated that while they are not members of the GUAG, they are more than willing to help them out at critical situations, plus Grøh is already preparing plans to present the GUAG classified information about astral fissures in the Pantheon.
  • Grøh suspected that astral fissures are in the Pantheon, considering Nightmare has marked his presence there already. He wasn't wrong; wormholes developed by the evil sword was unleashing a swarm of ravenous beasts, including the Beastmen, which reminded Grøh of those that he had killed before entering the Pantheon. He soon met Khazrak who soon engaged Grøh in a fierce battle, culminating in the Beastman leader declaring him a Worthy Opponent. This did not become mutual for Grøh after realizing what kind of race the Beastmen were. Grøh has since made it clear that the Beastmen aren't any different from Malfested, except because of their tainted souls since their birth, they will always be bound to evil and hence, they were worse.
    • The Beastmen weren't the only beings that the astral fissures were unleashing, something which Grøh anticipated. That said, he did state that something far worse can come out of it, and that everyone should immediately take arms and start preparation. He may be needing more help than he would ask...
  • Became enemies against Sephiroth after he interrupted a training session between Grøh and Cloud. After a brief skirmish, Grøh learned more about the One-Winged Angel and pitied him to some extent, thinking that Sephiroth, for all his unforgivable actions was a victim to unfortunate circumstances that couldn't be helped.
    • Speaking of which, Grøh has a deep seeded contempt for Sephiroth's father, Professor Hojo for what he did to his wife and son, completely disregarding them and not facing responsibility for all the actions that he played a hand in. Grøh declared him to be just as bad as Ryoma and Azwel because of this and has taken arms against Cloud in regards to combating against him.
  • He is a visitor of the House of Friendship, which is surprising, given Grøh's general demeanor. Turns out Grøh attends the House to pay homage to his friend and comrade Curtis, who was manipulated and turned into Malfested by Azwel, whom Grøh was forced to kill. Because of this, he is welcome to attend the House of Friendship out of respect. Because Grøh remains silent and doesn't like to talk about the experience, its Dion and Natalie who take it upon themselves to explain his reasons.
  • Grøh vehemently opposes tyrannical rulers like Master Bison and Shao Kahn because of how they constantly profess their god complex, which reminds Grøh of Azwel. Luckily, he's found an ally in Scorpion, himself someone who was driven by vengeance and hate and is willing to give Grøh assistance.
    • Because of events that have gradually softened him up Scorpion often hangs out with Grøh to teach him humility and compassion. Not that Grøh isn't capable of showcasing them, as he clearly has good intentions and has allies he is concerned about, but Scorpion thinks that Grøh needs to allow himself to be more expressive and hopeful about life. Recalling the time when he was bought back to his senses sometime after losing himself, Grøh has conceded.
Do not hold back! However I will...

    John Preston 
John Preston Divine Master Of The Gun Kata (The Cleric)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His Dual Handguns
  • Theme Song: Cleric Preston
  • Alignment: True Neutral, formerly Lawful Evil as a Cleric
  • Portfolio: The Ace, Badass Longcoat, Guns Akimbo/The Gunslinger/Offhand Backhand, The Stoic, Tranquil Fury, Showy Invincible Hero, Went From Being The Stoic To Not So Stoic Upon Experiencing Emotions For The First Time
  • Domains: Firearms, Emotions
  • High Priestess: Violet Song jat Shariff (his understudy)
  • Followers: The members of The Fraternity, particulary Wesley Gibson, Cross, Fox, 'The Exterminator,' Earl Spellman, and 'The Repairman'
  • Avatar: Christian Bale
  • Allies: Judge Joseph Dredd, Katniss Everdeen, Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, Leon S. Kennedy, Dante Sparda, Nero, Samus Aran, Integra Hellsing
  • Rivals: Coyote Staark, Doomguy, Revy, Rebecca, Domino.
  • Enemies: Big Brother
  • Odd Friendship: with Asura and Kratos
  • Worthy Opponents: Wade Wilson/Deadpool, Slade Wilson/Deathstroke, Mana Tatsumiya, Hawkeye and Green Arrow
  • Ascended to the Pantheon after aiding 'The Underground' in overthrowing the totalitarian Tetragrammaton Council.
  • While Preston did not create the Gun Kata, he is indeed the master at it. A ballet of death, to be precise. To quote Vice-Counsel DuPont: "Through analysis of thousands of recorded gunfights, the Cleric has determined that the geometric distribution of antagonists in any gun battle is a statistically predictable element. The gun kata treats the gun as a total weapon, each fluid position representing a maximum kill zone, inflicting maximum damage on the maximum number of opponents while keeping the defender clear of the statistically traditional trajectories of return fire." In layman's terms, Shoot where the enemy should be standing when they're aiming at you, and to not be where standing where the enemy is trying to shoot back.
  • While Preston is prone to showing emotions from time to time, he's usually emotionless, as it helps him to concentrate more.
  • Jill Valentine, Johnny Cage, and Cassandra Cage sought out Cleric Preston to learn Gun Kata from him. In Johnny's case, it's for his latest film project. For Jill and Cassie, they both want to improve on their respctive firearms techniques. While Johnny learns from Preston, Cassie and Jill learned from Preston's high priestess, Violet.
  • For some odd reason, Lord Eddard Stark reminds Preston of his deceased comrade, Errol Partridge.
  • Balalaika of Hotel Moscow was unimpressed with the former cleric, until he proposed a test of skill. Fortunately for Balalaika, her men was wearing body armor...and Preston wasn't going for headshots.
  • Revy, the ascended member from Lagoon Company, had been present when Preston had blasted his way through Balalaika's elite troops. After watching the gun kata in action, she is seriously considering taking lessons from the former Cleric.
  • Because of his uncanny resemblance to Bruce Wayne, Preston gets strange looks from Bane, Ra's and Talia Al Ghul.
  • Despite being rivals, Coyote Staark is on somewhat good terms with Preston. So much so that Staark has Preston to teach the gunkata class on occasion.
  • Judge Joseph Dredd is Preston's chief ally. Seeing as how Preston's job as a Grammaton Cleric didn't pan out, he's considering offering Preston a job with the Judges. If Preston is as dangerous with his dual guns, imagine what kind of damage he can do with. Lawgiver...
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    Lilith Madlove 
Lilith Madlove, Goddess with Psycho Weaponry (Lily)
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    Sean Connery 
Sean Connery, God of Film Improvement and Pointing Guns at the Viewer
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Demigods

    Lu Lingqi 
Lu Lingqi, Goddess of Wielding Large Weapons One-Handed
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  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: Her crossed pike
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Impossibly Cool Weapon, wielding a rather large weapon one handed, Surpisingly Loyal To Her Father Despite His Reputation, Spinning Her Weapon at lot, Bifurcated Double Weapon, Throwing her weapon and controlling it remotely Blood Knight, Has issues with being left alone
  • Domains: War, Combat, Weapons
  • Followers: Kisame, Zabuza
  • Allies: Lu Bu (her father)
  • Rivals: Guan Yinping, Ina, Xingcai
  • Enemies: Cao Cao, Liu Bei, Guan Yu, Zhang Fei
  • Odd Friendship with: Mithra
  • Ascended after her father gave her his old weapon finding it less effective than his halberd. Using this opportunity to impress her father she quickly mastered the weapon with one hand. Lu Bu reluctantly had to accept her ascension though he was proud of her nonetheless.
  • She has never met Diaochan mostly because her father is surprisingly cautious about letting the two meet.
    • Some people theorize that they're not actually related; history via confirming someone else to be Lu Bu's wife can back this up.
  • Lu Bu cares very deeply for her. Even if you have managed to have him restrained, should you try to kill her, he will break out and kick your ass. Cao Cao learned that the hard way.
  • She planned on challenging Asura, in an attempt to regain her father's honor and somehow though he casually ignores her challenges mostly because she sound a bit like his own daughter. Not to mention he'd like to not be so hypocritical.
    • She managed to befriend Mithra after said encounter.
  • Her loyalty to her father reminds some of Mr. T of his devotion to his mother.
  • A big mystery is how the hell she managed to wield that weapon of hers so effectively with one hand. Then there's the question on how she managed to control it like a remote boomerang despite having no Psychic Powers.
  • Was surprised when first entering this house when she thought she heard her father but instead met Algol, this maybe due to the fact that he sounds like her father, though it was a strange encounter Algol has decided to have her under his protection due to his respect for The Mighty Lu Bu.
    • Often is worried about the relationships and rivalries between her father, Leo Whitefang and Ira Gamagoori. It doesn't help in that she hears her father's Japanese voice from three sides at once. Huang Gai, another person who also has that very voice, has stated that he himself would rather leave Lingqi alone during those moments.
  • Like her father, her surname is actually pronounced "Leer/Lur" in pinyin due to the double-dot tone (AKA the umlaut) above the "u". Thus, her name is pronounced as "Ler Lee-ng-chee".
  • Has gotten some looks from other people due to her attractiveness; other female gods will have to prepare for the day to teach her how to act like a more proper lady.
    • Some people are also noticing that unlike her father, Lingqi seems more civil and less willing to act like a beast on the battlefield. Perhaps it's because of this she may need to learn how to keep Lu Bu in check occasionally. Xingcai can relate.

Quasideities

    The Yarnys 
The Yarnys, Holy Wielders of Instant Knots
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  • Quasideities
  • Symbol: Balls of yarn
  • Theme Song: "The Red Thread", "Let It All Out"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portolio: Instant Knots, Building Swing, The Many Deaths of You, Puzzle Platformer
  • Domains: Yarn, Memories, Love, Friendship, Travel
  • Allies: The Robed Figure, The Guardians of the Northern Lights, The Diver, Carl Fredricksen, Jolyne Kujoh, Rebellio, Kirby
  • Enemies: Mr. Burns, Dr. Fetus, Hexxus, Donquixote Doflamingo
  • Somewhere in rural Sweden, a mysterious little being known as Yarny belonged to a lonely old woman. Yarny set out on a dangerous journey, traveling through significant places in her memories so that her photo album could be filled with mementos both happy and sad. Yarny braved through various places, from natural landscapes like forests and beaches to hazardous and polluted industrial complexes; in every place there was a variety of things that could have killed Yarny in one shot, but it kept going out of love for its owner until the album was filled.
    • There is also a red and blue pair of Yarnys who teamed up, tying their yarns together, after they were thrown into an island by a storm. Settling at a lighthouse and following the lead of a speck of light, they traveled through the places where, once, two orphan boys suffered under abusive adults and ran away. The Yarny pair protected these memories from malicious shadows (possibly leftovers from the adults' presence) that attempted to destroy them.
  • With their purpose at the lighthouse fulfilled, the speck of light urged the Yarny duo to follow it. The two walked an unusually long distance until arriving at the old woman's house, where they met the first Yarny. All were overjoyed to meet more creatures like themselves, especially the first Yarny who had never met any others before. Then they all proceeded to follow the speck of light, eventually arriving at the Pantheon. Finding the Main House proved to be rather eventful.
    • Firstly, the Yarnys landed in a desert, a very different place than what they are used to find their way through, notably lacking in things for them to hook their knots. Fortunately, the Robed Figure was nearby and took notice of the Yarnys, which the Figure felt an affinity for given they are technically made of cloth, like the creatures he once liberated. The Figure had the Yarnys ride its scarf and followed the speck of light. They were making good time until a sandstorm hit and the Figure kept getting pushed back, with the Yarnys hanging on to dear life. Then a good friend of the Robed Figure, the Colossus Phalanx, appeared to shelter them from the storm with its large girth. The Yarnys aren't used to being intentionally helped by other creatures, so it came as quite the surprise to them that the enormous monster was so affable.
    • Once the storm passed, the troupe carried on until they reached a high mountain with a peak surrounded by auroras, and the Yarnys were required to go up there. Phalanx took care of it, leaving once the job was done, and the Yarnys were confronted with two foxes made of auroral light. This turned out to be trouble for the Yarnys as the foxes started batting the first one around for fun, requiring the Yarny duo to distract the foxes and save their friend. Once that was done, the Yarnys then had to find their way down the mountain with the foxes on their trail (although they didn't seem terribly serious about hunting the yarn creatures). Eventually the Yarnys tumbled down into some river rapids, managing to hook a knot onto a piece of wood before they went under. At least they lost the annoying foxes.
    • The river flowed out to sea, as it does, which was bad news for the Yarnys as they aren't so great with water; the Yarny duo can swim okay, but it's not ideal, while the first Yarny sinks like a rock after a few seconds. Unluckily, their piece of wood got attacked by Bruce the Shark, which sent them flying straight into the water. When it seemed that was it for the Yarnys, however, the Diver showed up and held them above water, depositing them on the nearby beach, while her Great White friend kept Bruce at bay. After waving goodbye at the Diver, the Yarnys kept going in the direction the speck of light pointed them towards.
    • Finally, somehow, they arrived at the Main House where the Yarnys were confronted with several giant beings (giant from their perspective, mind) of all sorts. They were more frightning for their number than size, given the Yarnys by this point had seen Phalanx. Despite their fear, they held strong as they saw the Robed Figure and the Diver among the audience (not so much the foxes, but they wagged their tails at the Yarnys), and they were pronounced gods of the Pantheon for their deeds. Then they were sent on their merry way, with the speck guiding them to their temple. The Yarnys were just surprised that getting out of the Main House was so easy compared to everything else. Either way they're happy to remain in the Pantheon, as they were given a great deal of help in reaching this point and they think they were brought up for an important reason (but they check in on their homes once in a while to make sure all is well).
  • The first Yarny's preferred dwellings are idyllic rural forests, similar to where its owner lived. Yarny's owner liked to spend time with her family going camping, but things took a turn for the worse when the forests were cut down and factories took their place, letting loose all sorts of toxic waste to ruin the earth further. The Yarny duo also had to contend with a forest fire started by a factory's electrical fence. With factories and industrial complexes being the source of their owners' woes and particularly hostile terrains for the Yarnys themselves, the little creatures have a lot of reasons to be averse to them, and towards pollution in general. For those reasons, the Yarnys sometimes take it upon themselves to sabotage Mr. Burns' company so it'll stop producing so much toxic waste. Given their tiny size, they are not easy to detect and can slip inside certain machines, making them the source of many "mysterious" breakdowns in Mr. Burns operations. Mr. Burns suspects them, but can't prove it, which doesn't stop him from declaring he'll capture the Yarnys and turn them into a sweater.
    • Things became more difficult for the Yarnys once Mr. Burns enlisted Dr. Fetus to secure his facilities against the critters. Fetus' method was to place buzzsaws at certain junctures to shred the Yarnys to microscopic bits should they come too close. Of course, the Yarnys are used to puzzling out a safe path for themselves, so through a bit of ingenuity, it's nothing they can't deal with and they will continue to be a thorn on the sides of both the Mad Scientist fetus and the elderly tycoon, much to their frustration.
  • The Yarnys' active concern with the environment also turns them into natural enemies for Hexxus, the spirit of pollution itself. Sadly, unlike Mr. Burns, there is little they can do to fight an apparition like Hexxus. Once, Hexxus caught them just outside one of Mr. Burns' factories the Yarnys had just sabotaged and after a chase, Hexxus had managed to trap them. Then to the Yarnys' considerable surprise, the auroral foxes that had stalked them appeared and unleashed their Spirit Bark at Hexxus, sending him scurrying. As the foxes escorted them home, the Yarnys thus came to understand that they all shared at least one goal. (But they're still annoyed that the foxes treat them as toys at the best of times.)
  • Donquixote Doflamingo looks down on the Yarnys' as weak creatures whose very existence is pointless when compared to a Master of Threads such as himself. They are so small that Doflamingo doesn't think he could do anything useful with them, and their limited control over their strings, bound by the laws of physics, is laughable to him. Sadistic asshole that he is, he figured he would stomp the creatures whose pathetic purpose was to protect the memories of a feeble old woman and two kids nobody wanted. However, another string master, Jolyne Kujoh, is fond of the little guys (albeit aloof) and thinks stomping on them is just pointless dickery, so she tripped over and tied up Doflamingo with her own strings just before he could hurt them, and dragged him away for a battle that the Yarnys didn't care to watch. Rebellio of the Falcons, yet another string-manipulator, has taken a liking towards the Yarnys and is more open than Jolyne about it, admiring how they are able to solve problems without resorting to violence.
  • The Yarnys chanced upon Kirby while the pink puffball was on one of his strolls. Kirby thought the Yarnys were lost denizens of Patch Land and decided to lead them there. While it may not be their home, the Yarnys were pretty delighted with Patch Land, seeing as how everything and everyone is made of yarn; the Yarnys could not be more in their element. Patch Land has become something of a "comfort destination" for them when they need to take a break from navigating their Mouse World.
  • They learned of Carl Fredricksen's story of becoming a lonesome and embittered man after the loss of his wife. However, the Yarnys were glad to learn, upon visiting his house, that he had managed to come to terms with it, found some friends to liven up his twilight years and overall become a better person. Carl considers them to be "meddlesome little goblins", though it seems like an affectionate insult, as he does keep good care of the little yarn token shaped like a balloon they gave him to commemorate his achievements.


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