Lucifer IS Satan
After the Leviathan died, their souls were sent to a new form of inter-dimensional existence called Hell. Hell was designed for the continuous torture of any souls sent there, as punishment for their wrongdoings. After a few centuries of continuous torment, souls become poisoned by Hell's essence, turning them into Demon Souls. This was a result which God did not expect. As a means of reducing the strain put on the angels who were tasked with punishing the souls of the damned, God decided to allow the Demon Souls torture the souls which had yet to be fully corrupted by Hell's essence.
God confronted His son Lucifer, demanding to know why an archangel of his stature would corrupt His creations with such darkness. Lucifer wanted to show his Father that no mortal creature could appreciate God as much as he (Lucifer), and that with a simple taste of darkness, His creations would reject Him. As a result of Lucifer's arrogance towards his Father, God banished him to Hell indefinitely.
While in Hell, Lucifer discovered that he was worshipped by the Demon Souls of Hell. Over the course of many millennia, Lucifer took advantage of his following, by helping several Demon Souls escape Hell and enter Earth. He wanted these Souls to possess and corrupt the mortal creatures of Earth, to avenge what God had done to him, which he believes was unjust.
A few millennia after Lucifer was banished to Hell, he was physically, emotionally, and spiritually poisoned by Hell's essence. The sheer power within Hell's dimensional presence had transformed Lucifer the Archangel, into Satan the Devil. After this transformation, Satan noticed how much he had grown in power. To celebrate his newfound power, he decided to artificially create a Demon Soul named Cyakullom (Sha-Ku-Lo). Shortly after its creation, Cyakullom was released into the world of Illyria and possessed a wolf. The souls of Cyakullom and the wolf were merged into one, to become a new half-demon called Qekrzuv (Keh-Kra-Zuv) (Illyrian for "Hellhound").
History of the Qekrzuv
When the first mammals evolved, some were possessed by Demon Souls. The wolf was among the first creatures to be possessed by a Demon Soul. The evolutionary line of the wolf had two beginnings: the wolf (which, in time, evolved into more species, such as several dog breeds) and the Qekrzuv.The Qekrzuv was one of the deadliest of all demons at the time. It was a ferocious beast with practically unlimited power and was almost immortal. No demon, angel, or Semi-God could kill this creature. Satan theorised that the Qekrzuv's invincibility could become problematic, so he used his influence over Demonic Essence to give the Qekrzuv (and many other demon species) an expiration date.
Strengths and Abilites
- Shape-shifting: The Qekrzuv had the ability to change its appearance to become other creatures, and thus be in total disguise when stalking its prey. It could also change its own physical size without changing appearance.
- Enhanced strength: The Qekrzuv had amazing physical power. It was able to lift over 90,000kg (198,416.04 lbs).
- Enhanced speed: The Qekrzuv had incredible movement speed. Its highest running speed is said to have been 1,000km (621.371 miles) per hour.
- Heightened senses: The Qekrzuv had the ability to track its prey by heartbeat alone, which was rather unnecessary, since it could also track it's prey for up to 100km (62.1371 miles) by scent.
- Venomous bite: The Qekrzuv's venomous saliva was so potent that no creature, mortal or demon, could survive its bite. Even most lower species of angels were known to have trouble surviving a bite from the Qekrzuv.
- Nigh Incincibility: The Qekrzuv was almost completely unkillable. It was theorised that God or even the Horseman of Death could have killed the Qekrzuv at any time, but their reluctance to do so has instilled doubt in many.
- Longevity: The Qekrzuv may have been cursed by its creator with a mortal life, but that mortal life lasted for exactly 1,000 years.
The Qekrzuv only had one weakness: its lifespan. It was cursed by its creator with a literal expiration date, which could not be extended.
- The Qekrzuv was a giant short-haired black wolf, standing on all fours at 10 feet (3.048m) tall, and had long, pointy ears.
- The Qekrzuv's eyes were completely yellow and bioluminescent.
- The Qekrzuv had a long, lion-like tail, with the end being engulfed in a constant flame.
- The Qekrzuv had a flame-coloured ridge of long fur going from the base of its skull, down the length of its spine, to the base of its tail.
History of the Diagrzuv
Millennia ago, the Qekrzuv mated with a female wolf. Three months later, she gave birth to a litter of 5 halfbreed cubs known as Diagrzuv ("Die-agg-rah-zuv") (Illyrian for "Wolf of Hell"). The Diagrzuv was considered a half-demon, despite only being 1/4th actual demon. In time, all demons with mortal heritage would be known as half-demons. Over time, more and more Diagrzuv cubs were born, as the Qekrzuv would continue to breed with ordinary wolves over the span of it's 1,000-year lifetime.
Strengths and Abilities
- Enhanced speed: The Diagrzuv had incredible movement speed, although none could move as fast as their father (Qekrzuv). Their highest running speed is said to have been 500km (310.686 miles) per hour.
- Enhanced strength: The Diagrzuv were nowhere close to their father in strength. However, they were still a force to be reckoned with. Despite being only twice the size of the average mortal wolf, the Diagrzuv we able to lift almost 12,000kg (26,455.471 lbs).
- Heightened senses: The Diagrzuv had the ability to track its prey by heartbeat alone, which was rather unnecessary, since they could also track their prey for up to 30km (18.6411 miles) by scent.
- Venomous bite: The Diagrzuv's venomous saliva was so potent that no creature, mortal or demon, could survive its bite.
- Durability: The Diagrzuv were incredibly durable. Most weaponry had no effect on them, which made driving them to extinction almost impossible.
- Longevity: Unless killed, the Diagrzuv's natural lifespan was between 400 and 650 years.
- Enhanced healing: The Diagrzuv had an amazing ability to heal from near-fatal injuries in a matter of seconds.
- Pure silver: Weaponry made from pure silver can kill a Diagrzuv.
- Fire: When a Diagrzuv dies, its rotting body will pollute all nature within a 10km radius around its carcass. To reverse this, one must light the carcass on fire.
- The Diagrzuv had dark grey fur and bioluminescent red eyes.
- They appeared as wolves, only twice the size.
The Origin of Vampires, Shapeshifters, and Werewolves
In 13,780 BC, God ordered ten of His lower angels to exterminate the Diagrzuv, for he felt that they were too destructive and vicious. Before being killed, one of the female Diagrzuv had mated with a male wolf and given birth to three cubs. These cubs all partially took after their grandfather, the Qekrzuv. Maybe not so much in appearance, but their abilities were very similar, although different from one another. The three cubs were called:
- The Tal-Diagris (Illyrian for "Blood-drinking Wolf")
- The Gino-Diagris (Illyrian for "Disease Wolf")
- The Morrufum-Diagris (Illyrian for "Shapeshifter Wolf")
History of the Tal-Diagris
The Tal-Diagris was the origin of vampirism. Be it through his venom or his seed, he is the forefather to all who are fanged and consume blood. He lived to terrorise for hundreds of years before he was eventually overpowered and killed in 13,109 BC, by a pack of werewolves.
Strengths and Abilities
- Immense physical capability: The Tal-Diagris had incredible strength, agility, and durability. No one knows just how much potential he had.
- Sharp claws and teeth: Although his strong jaw muscles make it unnecessary, the Tal-Diagris had teeth so sharp, it is said that he could chew titanium with ease. His claws were equally as sharp, if not sharper.
- Blood consumption: The Tal-Diagris would gain power from every drop of blood he consumed. The more blood he drank, the more lethal his attacks would become.
- Accelerated healing: The Tal-Diagris can heal from near-lethal wounds in a matter of minutes. However, this would become seconds after he drinks blood. Consuming blood boosted his healing factor so much that it extended his longevity. Theoretically, if he had not died, he could've lived forever.
- Nemeton stake to the heart: It has to be a stake from a Nemeton, or it won't work.
- Blood fasting: If the Tal-Diagrzuv didn't exsanguinate at least 10 people per day, its power would begin to weaken. This was part of how the werewolves killed the Tal-Diagris.
- Fire: After killing the Tal-Diagris, destroying the body completely with fire prevented him from rising as an undead Tal-Diagris vampire, turned by its own blood. According to legend, if the Tal-Diagris had been allowed to complete his life-death-unlife transformation, his hunger would've been too great to satiate, and all life on Earth would've been wiped out. No one knows where this legend came from, or how anyone could possibly know such a thing.
- The Tal-Diagris was slightly larger than the average mortal wolf.
- The Tal-Diagris had heterochromia, a rare eye condition where one's two eyes are different colours. His left eye was glowing red, while his right eye was glowing blue.
- The Tal-Diagris had black teeth, and the tips of his canines were red-tipped.
- While the Tal-Diagris looked like the average wolf (only slightly larger), he had blue fur, with black fur at the tip of his tail.
History of the Gino-Diagris
The Gino-Diagris (Illyrian for "Disease Wolf") was the origin of werewolves. Through his venom alone, he was the forefather to all werewolves, phantom wolves, weretigers, etc. The Gino-Diagris died of old age in 13,471 BC, mere weeks before his 309th birthday.
Strengths and Abilities
- Immense physical capability: The Gino-Diagris had incredible strength, agility, and durability. No one knows just how much potential he had.
- Sharp claws and teeth: Although his strong jaw muscles make it unnecessary, the Gino-Diagris had teeth so sharp, it is said that he could chew titanium with ease. His claws were equally as sharp, if not sharper.
- Pack power: As mentioned in the hit TV series Teen Wolf, a pack makes the individual stronger; the more members there are in a pack, the stronger each member becomes; especially the leader. The Gino-Diagris would gain a slight boost in power every time he'd turn a human into a werewolf.
- Accelerated healing: The Gino-Diagris can heal from near-lethal wounds in a matter of minutes. Unfortunately for him, his healing abilities didn't grant him eternal longevity.
- Silver: In the presence of silver, the Gino-Diagris would weaken in power, becoming comparitively sluggish in movement.
- Pack abandonment: Most of the werewolves turned by the Gino-Diagris, eventually died of old age or just left to create packs of their own. Denouncing the Gino-Diagris as their Alpha, took away the power they both had gained, weakening the Gino-Diagris both in body, as well as in spirit.
- Lifespan: Despite having several times the lifespan of a mortal wolf, the Gino-Diagris could only live for 308 years, 11 months, and 8 days, before finally succumbing to his old age.
- The Gino-Diagris appeared as an ordinary wolf, both in colour and in size.
- The Gino-Diagris had dark grey fur; however, his tail, ears, and snout were covered in black fur.
- The Gino-Diagris had bioluminescent red eyes.
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The Morrufum-Diagris (Illyrian for "Shapeshifter Wolf") (To kill them, pierce them in the heart and/or brain with something made from silver) (Do not cut their head off because they'll just grow a new head and revert to being a Hellhound).
VampiresThe Tal-Diagris was officially the first species of vampire that Satan created. It feeds on blood and sucks blood out of its prey until there isn't any left to drink. If a human becomes prey to this creature, the human will become what we call a "Turok-Han" (Illyrian for “Demonic Vampire”).
If the human by any chance isn't completely drained of his/her blood, a supernatural venom in the Tal-Diagris' bite will sire the human into what we just call a vampire. It wakes up as an undead bloodsucker the following night hours. This Vampire sires humans into its own kind by drinking their blood until they can feel their victim's heart-beat slowing down. Then they stop drinking and cut one of their own veins open and feed their own blood to the victim until the victim dies. The victim wakes up, a vampire the following night. To kill these Vampires, put a Holy stake through their heart, cut their head off with silver (if you don't you use silver, the vampire's body will change into a dog-like shape, a dog-like head will grow, and voila. We have a Tal-Diagris.), burn them with fire, or somehow, get them to drink holy water. Their main weakness is sunlight. Though sunlight won't always kill them, they can't stand being in it simply because it has a magical effect on them. Spending one second in sunlight is like getting a heat-stroke. And the more time they spend in the sunlight, the hotter it gets. If they are kept in the sun for too long, they'll catch on fire and turn to ashes. To keep them away, if you can't kill them, splash them with holy water, use a cross as repellant (only a cross that has been blessed by the Pope will work). This species of vampire has no specific name in the Illyrian language.
Unlike the Turok-Han and vampire, the Van-Tal (Illyrian for "Blood-sucking Human") are not undead. They're the first type of vampire who happen to have beating hearts. Some people have heard of a myth that all blue-eyed people are related. The reason for that is a long time ago, when Homo Sapiens were newly evolved humans, a vampire decided to sire a pregnant woman. The following night, this woman wakes up as an undead bloodsucker and is still pregnant. The baby is still alive because of the strength it received from the vampire blood that was fed to the baby's mother by the vampire sire. When the baby was born, it had blue eyes. It was the first near-human creature to have blue eyes. This Van-Tal is the reason that there are blue-eyed people. It mated with a human who ended up having blue-eyed kids. The breeding went on as the thousands of years went by. Today's blue-eyed people are all related to each other and their blue eyes are a sign that they have the potential to access their dormant Van-Tal abilities. However, as more blue-eyed people were breeding with non blue-eyed people, the Van-Tal bloodline became thinner. Van-Tal don't need drink blood in order to survive; they can easily survive off of human food. Van-Tal are easy to kill, as their DNA is mostly human. They can die pretty much any way that a human can. However, their advantages are super strength, super speed, and their 5 senses, which are multiplied by 150. They even have a 6th sense. It's a telepathic ability. They can sense when there's life forms in the area. They can also sense where the life form is.
Duraga-Tal (Illyrian for "Angelic bloodsuckers") are commonly known as the Illyrian Angels. They are the evolution of all Vampires. To kill these creatures, you need to be a Duraga-Tal yourself, or be an angel because only these two creatures have the power to kill Duraga-Tal.Certain types of demons can also kill Duraga-Tal. There's more information about them in this article.
WerewolvesThe Gino-Diagris eats anything, but prefers to eat humans. If it attacks a human, it never leaves the victim's heart behind, unless they want to turn the human into a werewolf. The Gino-Diagris carries a disease that can't be cured. Most people call it the "Werewolf Disease". It projects this disease into humans when biting them. If the human survives the attack, he/she will carry the Werewolf Disease (will be a Werewolf) for the rest of his/her life. He/she'll turn into his/her wolf form the night before, during and after that of a full moon.
Once a human has transformed into his/her wolf form, they'll have no control over themselves, no memory of who they are and no humanity until they revert to their human form during the following sunrise. They kill when they are hungry and they bite people when they feel unsafe. The bitten people get the Werewolf Disease and become werewolves when the full moon "trio" happens. When werewolves breed with humans, the werewolf kids are always the same gender as the werewolf parent.
To kill werewolves, you need to pierce silver through their heart and/or brain. Or just cut their head off. But only cut their head off in their human form. If you cut their head off in their wolf form, they'll just grow a new head and turn into a Gino-Diagris. These creatures have been extinct since the year 1769, due to a war they had with Duraga-Tal.
The Morphum-Diagris was the first demonic creature that was able to change what it looks like. It could change its appearance into any kind of creature. When one of these changed into a human being, it mated with another human and ended up having children. Some of these kids were born with green eyes. They were the first human-like creatures to have green eyes. These green-eyed "half-shifters" are only able to change their appearance into any other person that they want to look like. However, they have the Shifter's Gene, which makes them able to have green-eyed "half-shifter" kids.
Some "half-shifters" don't have green eyes. The brown-eyed "half-shifters" don't have the Shifter's Gene in them, so they can never have "half-shifter" kids. All "half-shifters" with brown eyes can only change their appearance from their normal human form into any animal form they desire.
Today’s green-eyed and hazel-eyed people have the Shifter's Gene in them.
Though these creatures are incredibly skilled fighters (both in armed and un-armed combat), the only way to kill them is with silver.
Back in the 11th to 15th Centuries, Werewolves and Shapeshifters were inter-breeding to create hybrid demons called Skinwalkers. These things can shapeshift at any time like all Shapeshifters (and some Werewolves), but the Werewolf DNA in them limited their transformations, so they can only turn into one animal.
When a Skinwalker changes shape for the first time, it doesn't control what it turns into. It'll turn into any random animal in existence. The writers of the Harry Potter series made an amazingly accurate example of Skinwalkers, but they stuffed up when they chose to call them Animagus creatures.
Just like Werewolves and Shapeshifters, silver's the only thing that can kill them. Just like Werewolves, Skinwalkers turn people into their own kind by biting them and just like Werewolves, their children are Skinwalkers, too. However, a Skinwalker's powers never manifest until after they hit puberty.
Skinwalkers would mate with humans in order to make more of their kind naturally (without biting any humans). However, the Skinwalker's Gene passed on through the generations was thinned out until only the hazel eyes remained. The chances of a hazel-eyed person developing their Skinwalker abilities are just as low as the chances of a blue-eyed person developing their Van-Tal abilities.
The only reason Werewolves have been considered to be extinct is because Skinwalkers are considered a species on its own. When they mate, they don't just pass on the Werewolf Gene; they also pass on the Shifter's Gene. Some ignorant humans used to call them, Hazel-Eyed Werewolves. Then the term, "Skinwalker", was created.
Skinwalkers have certain strengths:
- Super-speed - They can outrun a cheetah.
- Naturally strong - They can lift up a grown elephant at the age of 14.
- Super-hearing - They can hear a human's heartbeat from 130 yards away.
- Amazing sense of smell - They can smell anything within 7 miles of their location.
Beware; your pet dog, cat, goldfish, turtle, pig, cow, horse, etc. might be a Skinwalker. Your life could be in danger.
Other things you should know:
- Hazel-eyed people either have the Skinwalker gene or the Half-Shifter gene. That fact that there are two possibilities makes it more difficult to tell which one they are.
- To change their appearance, brown-eyed "half-shifters" shed their old skin.
- Some green-eyed "half-shifters" keep the victim they look like alive in order to psychically "download" the victim's memories.
- Cutting the "half-shifters'" heads off with silver will kill them, but if you don't use silver, their heads will grow a new body within 30 seconds to 50 minutes and will then most likely kill you to avenge their old body.
More to Read
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- To read the second Bonus article, click here. --> History of The Illyrian World - Power Levels
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