God of Thunder, Lord of the Summer Tree
Mornir, also called the Wildkeeper, watches over Eridu and punishes those who harm and corrupt his lands. His symbols are the thunderbolt, the summer tree, and the raven.
Mornir is Lord of the Summer Tree, which grows in the heart of Eridu. This sacred site to Mornir (and all people of Eridu) is where people come to make atonements for serious trespasses, often making small sacrifices to gain Mornir’s favor. Mornir’s wrath is legendary. If a leader of the people displeases Mornir, the land itself will suffer famine and drought. The only way to end Mornir’s wrath is for the leader to take the ritual of the Summer Tree, which ends with the leader spending three days and three nights splayed upon tree. Most do not survive. Many proud kings have come to conquer Eridu, only to find themselves hung on the Summer Tree. For this reason, the Covenant has left the lands of Eridu alone – the wrath of Mornir is too great.