Once there was a mother god, and a father god, and they had nine children...
Vamesse was caring, intelligent and good, any parent's pride and delight.
Jecca was almost as intelligent, but not nearly as caring. Knowing he couldn't rival his sister's goodness, he rebelliously flaunted his darker side.
Boatt was a craftsman and inventor, more comfortable with the inanimate than with the souled, he excelled in the sciences and in magical construction.
Gensen was quick fingered and impatient, and perhaps a bit overfond of excitement and adventure.
Cottamul had a strong sense of justice, and was the fierce protector of her younger siblings.
Stencalla was controlling and materialistic, jealous of her older siblings, and desperately eager to grow into her full powers.
Kettel was Jecca's staunch supporter, fascinated by the dark and macabre. He was somewhat lacking in imagination, but had a great deal of staying power and a good head for details.
Kami was bright, friendly and eager to help.
And Racciman was curious, clever and creative -- you never knew what she would be up to next, you could only be certain that it would cause trouble.
And the parents decided that it would be a good learning experience for them to create a world...