Canaan

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Canaan was one of the worlds that were supposed to take part in The Game but due to calamitous events occurring in the interim before the start of the game, Canaan was destroyed and was unable to participate in the game.

Spoilers
It is revealed in The Promised Undersea City event, that Canaan was rebuilt using the memories of a former inhabitant of said world residing in the body of the Old Ones inhabitant Dagon with the aid of from the Gehenna demon Bael. Other transients resembling the original people of the world were used as hosts for their memories within the recreated world. The world was destroyed due to the people living within it losing faith in their system when it caused their loved one, someone who is seen as the highest person in Canaan, to get hurt and with the angels of Eden arriving and exacting retribution on it.

At the end of the event, the whole world and its inhabitants were remade and its existence reestablished. Whether or not the world itself will appear in future events or in the main quest is still unknown.

The Representative of Canaan was Dagon (Canaan), with him as a facilitator in choosing the next representative to join The Game.

The Exile of Canaan was supposed to be Astarte, but the world was destroyed before she could fulfill her role.

Transients

Canaan was a rebuilt world using the memories of an old inhabitant in it and as such, the transients from here were memories implanted into other transients from different worlds.

Transients of Canaan

as Adonis

as Aqhat

as Astarte

as Baal

as Canaan Dagon

as Kothar-wa-Khasis

as Moloch

as Resheph

as Yam


Notes

  • The known inhabitants of Canaan resembled characters from other worlds in appearance and sometimes also in ability, role, or origin.
    • The Canaanite deity Dagon was an inspiration for the Lovecraftian deity Dagon, appearing in many works and most notably referenced in the Lovecraft story The Shadow over Innsmouth.
    • Bael is a demon written in the grimoire The Lesser Key of Solomon where his inspiration may have been from the Canaanite deity Ba'al (most likely referencing Hadad as Ba'al was a title denoting "lord") and was decried as a false god in Hebrew Bibles.
    • Astarte is the Canaan deity of love and war, along with Baal, became associated with paganism and eventually became known as the Lesser Key of Solomon's demon Astaroth.
    • Asterius resembles the Canaanite deity Moloch as the latter was often depicted as having a bull's head and their association with sacrifice.
    • Nomad is associated with the god of plagues and war, Resheph, due to the Canaanite deity's name meaning "flame, lightning, or burning fever" in the Hebrew Bible.
    • Yam is a Canaanite deity of the primordial sea and his symbol being a serpent which ties in with his association to the Polynesian deity (atua) of the sea, Tangaroa.
    • Adonis is a Greek god of youth and beauty as well as having an association with vegetation; similar to how Kijimuna is a tree spirit. He is often depicted as being the son of Astarte. The name Adonis comes from a Canaanite word meaning "Lord".
    • Kothar-wa-Khasis is a god of craftsmanship, similar to Kurogane as a skilled craftsman and the guild master of the Kamata Crafters.
    • Aqhat is a character in the Canaanite myth named "Tale of Aqhat", his connection to Robinson seemingly stems from them being young men who are sharpshooters.