The Creator (Sword of Truth)

The Creator (Sword of Truth)

The Creator is a being in Terry Goodkind's "The Sword of Truth" series. The Creator is a godlike being; His opposite is The Keeper.

Description

In the series, The Creator is almost universally believed in. One major difference between the Creator and the Keeper is that the Keeper takes an active role in his calling. The Creator never interacts or interferes with life and some claim he doesn't even exist.

The Creator's more fervent believers, such as the Blood of the Fold, illustrate the harm that comes from people misguidedly believing they are fighting for a righteous cause, and the exploitive, manipulative power that religious leaders can have over their followers.

The Creator was established to be very similar to the Christian God in many allusions throughout the series. Goodkind implies a certain degree of cynicism in that the Creator is non-involved and is largely open to interpretation due to a lack of modern intervention. When asked by Richard how Verna can know what the Creator wants, she replies that his teachings come from ancient texts. The Sisters of Light insist that the Creator hates lies. Other than service to the Keeper, lies are the only sins directly discussed in the books.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Keeper (Sword of Truth) — The Keeper of the Dead is a being in Terry Goodkind s The Sword of Truth series, very much like the devil. The Keeper s opposite is The Creator.DescriptionThe Keeper is almost universally believed in, and feared by almost all those who do any who …   Wikipedia

  • List of The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber characters — The following is a list of characters from Jin Yong s wuxia novel The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. Contents 1 Ming Cult (明教) 1.1 Heavenly Eagle Cult (天鷹教) 1.2 Persian Ming Cult …   Wikipedia

  • Verna (Sword of Truth) — Verna Sauventreen is a main character in The Sword of Truth series, written by Terry Goodkind. She is a Sister of the Light and a sorceress. Verna is the only Sister, of the three who set out, to return to the Palace of the Prophets after… …   Wikipedia

  • Creator — may refer to: Creator deity, a deity responsible for creating the universe Inventor, one who creates a new device or method A person who experiences or participates in creativity An adherent of Church of the Creator, a new age religion An… …   Wikipedia

  • The Legend of the Condor Heroes — The Legend of Condor Heroes (zh tsp|t=射鵰英雄傳|s=射雕英雄传|p=shè diāo yīng xióng zhuàn) is one of the most acclaimed wuxia novels by Jinyong, first published in 1957 in Hong Kong Commercial Daily . This is the first novel of the Condor Trilogy . The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Night Angel Trilogy — The Way of Shadows Shadow s Edge Beyond the Shadows Author Brent Weeks Cover artist Illustrator: Calvin Chu Design: Peter Cotton Country United States …   Wikipedia

  • The Land (fiction) — This article is about the setting for a series of books by Stephen R. Donaldson. For other uses, see The Land (disambiguation) The Land is the primary setting for the series of fantasy books by Stephen R. Donaldson called The Chronicles of Thomas …   Wikipedia

  • The Legend of Prince Valiant — infobox television show name = The Legend of Prince Valiant caption = format = Animated Adventure Family Fantasy Medieval runtime = approx. 22 min per episode, 30 min with commercials creator = David J. Corbett starring = Robby Benson Michael… …   Wikipedia

  • The Dark Wielder — Infobox television show name = The Dark Wielder caption = genre = Action/Adventure/Supernatural Drama creator = Bryan Alvarado location = ACDC Town starring = Zeo Cullen Kari Demonia Connor Cullen (4+) Kai Johnson (7) country = USA language =… …   Wikipedia

  • THE MIDDLE AGES — …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”