O Portulano Fantasma
Téah’s principal religion—the Church of the Prophets, or Vaticine Church—has many elements
similar to European Catholicism, but also some key philosophical diﬀerences. The Church embraces science, encouraging the proliferation of knowledge through schools and universities. Because of its eﬀorts, Téans have made several scientifc breakthroughs that would not occur on Earth until centuries later.
Unfortunately, the Church has a darker side, as well. Téah has only just emerged from the thirty
year long “War of the Cross,” a struggle between traditional Vaticines and a reform movement known as Objectionism. Worse, a sinister Inquisition has recently seized power within the Church, threatening to transform it into an instrument of terror