WHEN SATURN RULED THE SKY
Using God Star Mythology in your Dungeons and Dragons (and Pathfinder) Game
Anciently, Saturn, Venus, and Mars ruled the skies above our planet. There was so star field and the sky was illuminated by the planet Saturn. The planets in the sky were so imposing that many people had become heathen and worshiped these planets.
Using this cosmology in your campaign setting is quite easy. Create a God Star, and have that represent your God of Time. Be it Chronos, Ra, Shamash, or some other God. In Pathfinder the God Star would have the following domains and sub-domains.
The worship of that God Star grants domains, like worshiping an Anthromorphic god. Planet two, which was Venus, becomes the Mother Goddess. She is like Kali, Aster, Tiamat, Inanna, Ishtar, Diana, Ashtoroth, Aphrodite, and Venus. This planet would grant the domains of:
This pantheon, drawing on the ancient skies, would be the pantheon to start from. For those who are not heathens, I'll be writing an article on Psionics for Pathfinder/D&D 3.5.