Revelations of the Dark Mother is a compilation by Rachel Dolium in response to Aristotle de Laurent's compilation The Book of Nod. Revelations of the Dark Mother compiles various accounts of Lilith, the titular Dark Mother, and of her Bahari cults.
- 1 Summary
- 2 Contents
- 2.1 Preface: Coiled at the Roots
- 2.2 Second Circle: The Book of the Owl
- 2.3 Third Circle: The Book of the Dragon
- 3 Memorable Quotes
- 4 Characters
- 5 Terminology
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Preface: Coiled at the Roots
Rachel Dolium writes down why she had this book compiled.
Notes About This Book
This is a compilation of impressions quite diverse and open to interpretation not specific scholarship.
The Three Cycles of Lilith
A what is in this book and how to use it.
This is a description of what a follower of Lilith, or Ba'ham, is and what it means to be, according to Rachel Dolium that is, and how they are different from the followers of Caine. There are also examples of Pictograms used by the Ba'ham.
First Circle: The Book of the Serpent
The Oath of Lilith
The Oath taken by the Ba'ham on their initiation.
The Genesis Fragment
The telling of Genesis from Lilith's point of view.
Second Circle: The Book of the Owl
The Midnight Garden
The telling of the coming of Caine and the aftermath from Lilith's point of view.
The Rite of Caine
A Rite of the Ba'ham that depicts the betrayal of Caine upon Lilith.
The Lament for Lucifer
Third Circle: The Book of the Dragon
Malediction: Queen of Hells
A continuation of the story told in THE MIDNIGHT GARDEN. The aftermath of Caine's betrayal and Lucifer's abandonment.
Lamia: Notes of Inquisition
A church account of a capture and interrogation of a possible Lamia vampire.
Owl, Cat and Serpent
A Medieval song hailing Lilith and her creations.
The Rising Tides
The "Revelations" of the tale and Lilith's eventual revenge on the Children of Caine and Seth.
"When first I tasted the fruit of the Trees
felt the seed of Life and Knowledge
burn within me
I swore that day that I would not turn back..."
— From the Oath of Lilith
by a bolt from on high
mother may i
as if you were
on a bitter seed
my mouth is a drum
my belly a furnace of lies"
— Patricia de la Forge, "Outside the Garden"
"I have lost my faith
- Patricia de la Forge, "Grin"
"beneath a shining skin
waiting to rip through"
-Patricia de la Forge, "Tick Tick"
- Rachel Dolium, Tzimisce of unknown generation.
- Aristotle deLaurent, compiler of the current Book of Nod.
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