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 The followers of Habrem believe that there is music in everything, and that a strange kind of mathematics underlies it all.  They tend to believe that the math and the music also play a strong part in the shaping of one's soul, from pleasures to fertility to pure joy.  The church of Habrem teaches music and mathematics,​ and sponsors bards and minstrels to educate the populace. The followers of Habrem believe that there is music in everything, and that a strange kind of mathematics underlies it all.  They tend to believe that the math and the music also play a strong part in the shaping of one's soul, from pleasures to fertility to pure joy.  The church of Habrem teaches music and mathematics,​ and sponsors bards and minstrels to educate the populace.
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 +====== Church ======
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 +The Church of Habrem is loosely organized, with two major temple grounds: ​ the Les Ventweh in Karmen, and the Les Rushal in Buktal. The Les Ventweh acts as a specialized university and guild for musicians and singers, while the Les Rushal acts as a college for actors and performers. The Chosen resides at either Les Ventweh or Les Rushal, depending on her own background in the arts. Various Disciples also reside in both temples, teaching students, and maintaining sway over the other teachers. Other temples throughout the lands cater to physical pleasures and mothers, serving as places of instruction in fertility and birthing, as well as fornication. ​ Because of the focus on music, as well as love, the choirs of the temples of Habrem draw large crowds of those seeking to 'get away' from the trials of the world. ​ Many of the church'​s priests and devout followers are highly mobile, traveling all over the land. Her priests are both entertainers and teachers, as well as specialists in fertility and pleasure. While welcomed and favored by both the rich and the poor, the more conservative elements of most cities have an open disdain for the Church of Habrem because of its association with sex and fornication. While most of the rumors are unfounded and false, a kernel of truth remains -- much to the chagrin of the other High Priests. However, the followers of Habrem are also, for the most part, gifted mathematicians,​ and often find secondary positions as money-lenders and accountants when the pickings are slim for performances. The division of the church into two distinct sects -- one to protect mages, and one to hunt them down, has marred the hierarchy for several centuries. Each has its Disciples, though the Chosen rarely takes sides, and the sects maneuver politically and covertly through the systems, attempting to gain the upper hand. The division has come to blows, but never has come to real bloodshed because of the overall unity of the church behind its music, and the Chosen.
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 +====== Followers ======
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 +Singers and minstrels that have enough talent and enough faith tend to earn the favor of the Goddess of Music. ​ Few earn that favor, but there are enough who do such that there are a good many legends about them.  Their powers are often subtle, but some among them have earned considerable influence and wield a lot of power.
  
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 Habrem'​s Relic is stored in a vault deep beneath the Les Ventweh in Karmen. Accessible only to the Chosen of Habrem and her Disciples, it has lain in the sarcophagus of Tomias since construction of the temple was completed just three years after the Storm Wars. Habrem'​s Relic is stored in a vault deep beneath the Les Ventweh in Karmen. Accessible only to the Chosen of Habrem and her Disciples, it has lain in the sarcophagus of Tomias since construction of the temple was completed just three years after the Storm Wars.
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-====== Church ====== 
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-The Church of Habrem is loosely organized, with only two permanent temples -- the Les Ventweh in Karmen, and the Les Rushal in Buktal. The Les Ventweh acts as a specialized university and guild for musicians and singers, while the Les Rushal acts as a college for actors and performers. The Chosen resides at either Les Ventweh or Les Rushal, depending on her own background in the arts. Various Disciples also reside in both temples, teaching students, and maintaining sway over the other teachers. The majority of Habrem'​s followers are highly mobile, traveling all over the land. Her priests are both entertainers and teachers, as well as specialists in fertility and pleasure. While welcomed and favored by both the rich and the poor, the more conservative elements of most cities have an open disdain for the Church of Habrem because of its association with sex and fornication. While most of the rumors are unfounded and false, a kernel of truth remains -- much to the chagrin of the other High Priests. However, the followers of Habrem are also, for the most part, gifted mathematicians,​ and often find secondary positions as money-lenders and accountants when the pickings are slim for performances. The division of the church into two distinct sects -- one to protect mages, and one to hunt them down, has marred the hierarchy for several centuries. Each has its Disciples, though the Chosen rarely takes sides, and the sects maneuver politically and covertly through the systems, attempting to gain the upper hand. The division has come to blows, but never has come to real bloodshed because of the overall unity of the church behind its music, and the Chosen. 
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-====== Followers ====== 
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-Singers and minstrels that have enough talent and enough faith tend to earn the favor of the Goddess of Music. ​ Few earn that favor, but there are enough who do such that there are a good many legends about them.  Their powers are often subtle, but some among them have earned considerable favor and wield a lot of power. 
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