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The Temple of Eortis is a temple in Betrayal at Krondor. Located on Temple Isle, also known as the Isle of Eortis, it can first be visited in Chapter 1.

Location[]

Temple Isle, a desolate island whose stony cliffs teem with terns and plovers, is located across a narrow channel off the mainland and can only be visited by ship from the port of Silden. It is one of the only temples which cannot be reached by a teleport mandala.

History[]

The temple's origins are shrouded in myth. It was constructed eons ago, when Silden was only a simple fishing village. After Eortis's disappearance and the assumption of his duties by Killian, the temple retains a mere shadow of his power. It is occupied and maintained by a splinter faction of the Temple of Killian, the Order of Eortis and its high priestess Beyla, who seek to restore Eortis with their prayers.

Appearance[]

An ancient but imposing edifice, the temple's white marble columns rise thirty feet high. Majestically posed dolphin heads decorate the heavily ornamented roof.

The temple has a lavish meditation chamber with the usual cold flame burning at the center, but its teleport mandala is blank and cannot be used. Further in is an equally dramatic courtyard, a lush space with a large pool, enclosed by an alabaster peristyle covered in vines. Arches cloistered off the courtyard are either covered by heavily woven curtains or choked with opaque clouds of incense.

Description[]

Mysterious as the terns and plovers who made their homes in the stony cliffs of the island, the Temple of Eortis' origins were clouded in myth. Inhabited by a splinter faction of the Temple of Killian, the priestesses who took up residence on the desolate isle believed their prayers would one day summon the ancient sea god from oblivion.

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