The Fich Culture

The Fichfuk, a fictional culture from a temperate forest climate.

This culture is called the Fich. Its people are the Fichfuk.

They speak Fich. Fich is a breathy language. It has an abugida writing system comprised of arcs written in order upward vertically. The phrase "Vehvihðeg she fajfit fajfit that chog." means "Peace and long life to you."

They originally came from a temperate forest region.

Common Names

Male Names

  • Shasakih
  • Vachthiesh
  • Chochthopashem
  • Zhizidesh
  • Chithzabashem
  • Zhegeh
  • Chowzeah
  • Fipih
  • Thieh
  • Vechzichashem

Female Names

  • Veteha
  • Thokeha
  • Fatiha
  • Chacheha
  • Seiha
  • Chafthaala
  • Zhadeshi
  • Shehchogasha
  • Zafzhueha
  • Hadeha

Family Names

  • Chefzejhak
  • Zachshek
  • Hehhak
  • Zhawshe
  • Fa
  • Ve
  • Siwðag
  • Feg
  • Vathchehap
  • Zhihfi

Music

This style of music has a single rhythm with a moderate beat. It is quiet, with simple harmony. It has a simple melody with a high pitch in a major key. Usually, it has a resonant timbre.

Clothing

As the Fichfuk hail originally from a temperate forest region, their clothing style is appropriate for that kind of place. They often wear the following:

Male Clothing

Men usually wear a knee-length loose-fit top with a straight neckline and wrist-length, gradually flared sleeves and ankle-length loose pants, with turnshoes.

Female Clothing

Women usually wear a thigh-length very loose-fit top with a v-neck neckline and short broad sleeves and a calf-length loose skirt, with slippers.

Food and Drink

This cuisine has quite salty and bitter flavor profiles, favoring cilantro for spices. Main ingredients commonly include raccoon, coral snake, potato, kohlrabi, and cassowary. Dishes are usually in stews, fried, or over rice.

They have a beverage called zizha, which is fermented from llama milk.

Religion

The Fichfuk have a polytheistic outlook. They gather in shrines.

Deities

The deities of the Fichfuk are as follows:

Thikasha

Thikasha is the goddess of winter and dawn. She is relentless and sleepy, and is depicted as radiant. Her holy item is a cloak and her holy symbol is an icicle. Thikasha trusts Thafvadasha.

Thieh

Thieh is the god of knowledge and travel. He is wandering and absent-minded, and is depicted as dusty, bespectacled, and old and wrinkled. His holy item is a staff and his holy symbol is a book. Thieh hates Thafvadasha.

Thokeha

Thokeha is the goddess of music. She is reflective, and is depicted as harpstrings for hair and entracing. Her holy item is a harp and her holy symbol is a harp. Thokeha respects Fegiha.

Shebala

Shebala is the goddess of protection. She is strong-willed and protective, and is depicted as enormous. Her holy item is a shield and her holy symbol is a gauntlet. Shebala respects Thokeha.

Zhegeh

Zhegeh is the god of life, fear, and persistence. He is persistent, and is depicted as nebulous. His holy item is a mask and his holy symbol is a fist. Zhegeh fears Shipasha.

Sathapala

Sathapala is the goddess of hunting and destruction. She is subtle and patient, and is depicted as narrow-featured and tightly muscled. Her holy item is a spear and her holy symbol is a bow and arrow. Sathapala trusts Shigala.

Chogeh

Chogeh is the god of wisdom, luck, and war. He is belligerent and wise, and is depicted as bloody and old and wizened. His holy item is a dice and his holy symbol is a book and scroll. Chogeh loves Shipasha.

Zudiha

Zudiha is the goddess of evil and animals. She is skittish and vicious, and is depicted as dirty and horned. Her holy item is a talon and her holy symbol is a beast. Zudiha hates Zheesh.

Shothsikeshi

Shothsikeshi is the goddess of revenge and lightning. She is emotional and vengeful, and is depicted as bald and reed-thin. Her holy item is a rod and her holy symbol is an evil eye. Shothsikeshi trusts Chajsopesh.

Sahzabih

Sahzabih is the god of healing and darkness. He is brooding and patient, and is depicted as dark as night and shadowy. His holy item is a wand and his holy symbol is an open hand. Sahzabih trusts Zachih.

Chogih

Chogih is the god of trickery. He is tricky and mischievious, and is depicted as shadowy and cloaked in night. His holy item is a two-faced mask and his holy symbol is a face bearing an evil half and a good half. Chogih respects Chogeh.

Chajsopesh

Chajsopesh is the god of the moon and demons. He is sad and jeering, and is depicted as black-eyed and ember-eyed. His holy item is a three-legged bowl and his holy symbol is an evil eye. Chajsopesh fears Viðabala.

Zheesh

Zheesh is the god of fire. He is firey and passionate, and is depicted as with firey veins like magma. His holy item is a brazier and his holy symbol is a fire. Zheesh respects Chogeh.

Viðabala

Viðabala is the goddess of nature and foxes. She is playful, and is depicted as leaf-haired and barefoot. Her holy item is a fox paw and her holy symbol is a tree. Viðabala loves Thafvadasha.

Zachih

Zachih is the god of language. He is social, and is depicted as always speaking. His holy item is a book and his holy symbol is a speaking face. Zachih hates Sazhaasha.

Fipih

Fipih is the god of thunder. He is booming, and is depicted as barrel-chested. His holy item is a drum and his holy symbol is a drum. Fipih loves Chogeh.

Zachih

Zachih is the god of the sun. He is warm, and is depicted as ringed in a firey halo. His holy item is a plate and his holy symbol is a radiant sun. Zachih trusts Shigala.

Sazhaasha

Sazhaasha is the goddess of thieves, hope, and light. She is serious, and is depicted as glowing and white-haired. Her holy item is a dagger and her holy symbol is a beams of light coming from the sky. Sazhaasha respects Fipih.

Zeffotashem

Zeffotashem is the god of justice and autumn. He is fair, and is depicted as blindfolded. His holy item is a leaf and his holy symbol is a blind woman. Zeffotashem distrusts Thafvadasha.

Fegiha

Fegiha is the goddess of time, air, and harvests. She is unknowable, wise, and hard-working, and is depicted as ancient-looking. Her holy item is a scythe and her holy symbol is a cloud. Fegiha hates Sahzabih.

Shigala

Shigala is the goddess of art. She is whimsical, and is depicted as rainbow-hued. Her holy item is a brush and her holy symbol is a spiral. Shigala fears Chogih.

ðakih

ðakih is the god of chaos. He is unpredictable, and is depicted as shifting. His holy item is an eight-pointed star and his holy symbol is an eight-pointed star. ðakih respects Chajsopesh.

Zekashem

Zekashem is the god of oceans and mercy. He is mercurial, and is depicted as surrounded by seaweed and fish-tailed. His holy item is a shell and his holy symbol is a wave. Zekashem loves Zachih.

Thafvadasha

Thafvadasha is the goddess of sky. She is wistful, and is depicted as sitting on a cloud. Her holy item is a kite and her holy symbol is a cloud. Thafvadasha respects Thikasha.

Thafvadasha

Thafvadasha is the goddess of earth. She is practical, and is depicted as stone-skinned. Her holy item is a mallet and her holy symbol is a mountain. Thafvadasha distrusts Shebala.

Thochih

Thochih is the god of spring and horses. He is frisky, and is depicted as horse-bodied and clothed in flowers. His holy item is a staff and his holy symbol is a horse. Thochih hates Zheesh.

Chogih

Chogih is the god of dusk. He is brooding, and is depicted as dark-skinned and twilight-eyed. His holy item is a mask and his holy symbol is a sun setting on the horizon. Chogih fears Sahzabih.

Shipasha

Shipasha is the goddess of law. She is fair, and is depicted as grim-faced. Her holy item is a hammer and her holy symbol is a hammer overlapping a book. Shipasha loves Chogih.

Fethðebala

Fethðebala is the goddess of trade, death, and plants. She is angry, greedy, and gloomy, and is depicted as round and fat. Her holy item is a skull and her holy symbol is a plant. Fethðebala respects Sahzabih.