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Name: Path of Devaraja
Translation: Path of the God-King
Nickname: Divines
Parent Road: Via Regalis
Virtues: Conviction, Self-Control

The Path of Devaraja ("Path of the God-King") is a Path of the Road of Kings found in Dark Ages: Vampire.

Followers of the Path of Devaraja sometimes called Divines.

CharacteristicsEdit

In southeast India and Malaysia, several religions believe their king is not just mandated by God, but is himself a god, infused with the divine upon taking the throne. This divinity is not bestowed lightly, or always through blood inheritance, but instead the divine infuses power into its chosen upon ascendancy. The idea of godhood appeals to all Cainites.

Followers of this path do not believe in some divine ability to rule. Instead, they believe that they must earn the right to rule and rise to divinity in the eyes their people. The Divines do not create subjects and inferiors, but instead followers and worshipers. Most Divines on the Path of Devaraja feel they must earn the power to rule, walking among the people and rising up above them as their gods when the time comes. For a Divine, the highest station is to become a god-king ruling his land with benevolence towards his worshippers and granting them miracles.

Hierarchy of SinsEdit

Path of Devaraja
Rating Moral Guideline
10 Failing to recognise the divine.
9 Foregoing your duty.
8 Treating another with disrespect.
7 Treating an inferior as an equal.
6 Placing personal desires over duty.
5 Failing to seize power when the opportunity arises.
4 Failing to answer a challenge to your honor.
3 Killing without purpose.
2 Breaking your word or oath.
1 Giving into your Beast, such as Frenzy.

ReferencesEdit


Dark Ages: Vampire Roads and Paths
Road of the Beast Path of the Grey Hunter · Path of the Hunter · Path of the Nomad · Path of the Savage · Road of the Slain · Road of the Yasa
Road of Heaven Path of the Archangel · Path of Christ · Path of Divinity · Path of Life · Path of Penitence · Path of the Prophet · Path of the Pure · Path of Retribution · Path of Tears
Road of Humanity Path of Breath · Path of Community · Path of Illumination · Path of Vigor
Road of Kings Path of Chivalry · Path of Daena · Path of Devaraja · Path of the Merchant · Path of the Tyrant · Path of the Vizier
Road of Lilith Path of Making · Path of Thorns · Path of Veils
Road of Sin Path of Cruelty · Path of Pleasure · Path of Screams · Path of the Devil · Path of the Eightfold Wheel · Path of Watchful Gods
Other Roads Code of Samiel · Road of Blood · Road of Bones · Road of Metamorphosis · Road of Night · Road of Paradox · Road of Service · Road of Set (Path of Apep) · Road of the Abyss · Road of the Hive · Road of the Serpent
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