Denius, High Councilor.
Cherubim. Member of the governing High Council.
The life contract, or plan for incarnation.
The shadowalker term for mother.
The shadowalker term for grandmother.
Former Aghartians; inhabitants of Jahannam.
The waters and sub-ocean caverns ruled by Prince Leviathan.
A four-winged and statuesque race of duta with olive skin and white hair. Their gaze is pure light, making them excellent alder leaders.
Friend of Holly Greer; incarnated human.
Soul race of reptilian humanoids. This race does not cooperate with the UWOS, as they are neutral pacifists.
Single-set winged race of duta and human-like race of beings descended from the Jñanasattva creation of Zion. Their height sets them apart from other souls at over seven feet for the shortest of their kind. They're known for their certitude and focus. They have vast knowledge and great strength and often assist souls in reaching their level of incarnation. They are guides and record keepers of all souls. This is the largest race of lightwalkers in Zion. Also, general term for the original race of Zion.
From The Blue Honor Blog article:
Captain Maiel, the main character of the series is a duta (doo-tah), and that is the first of the races, or the closest to humans and the other races. A bipedal race, they are at least 7 feet in height, lithely built and winged. They do not require a bio suit to be in the Samsaran dimension, unless they are cut off from the collective—which is described as fallen. In Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, these are the messengers from God that many of the prophets speak of in scripture. However, the dutas are not your romanticized cherub, and they have no love of the religions of man. The books used by religion are made up of amnesiatic memories and outright lies. For instance, they are capable of procreation, when they are ready and the energies align. Children are born between matched pairs containing at least one female. Because they are from the home dimension of Zion, sperm and egg are unnecessary in the same sense as it is needed in Samsaran procreation, which is for the duplication of a bio-vessel from physical materials contained in the egg and sperm, to house the atman. For duta, the atman fuses with the female and draws from her atman, as well her partner's atman, all the material it will need to create it's new incarnation. The process of drawing from the atman of the partner occurs in simple to complex intimate interactions between the partners. In other words, a touch or a kiss can link the three atman for the download of information. It then incorporates this information and maps a new form. The consciousness is completely suppressed in this transition, and returns after many years of applying the new programming, but it does completely return. This can be a difficult time for all involved, especially spouses and family left behind.
The initial duta are actually the simplest incarnation of the group, with only one pair of wings. Substantially stronger than humans in both a physical sense and mental sense, they serve as protectors. The lore of their guardianship has been written about extensively in religious texts.
At the completion of these three incarnations, an atman then moves onto a choice. Depending upon how their terms as duta, svarg or principality, they will be ushered into one of the following ranks: Virtue, Dominion or Power. Virtues are interesting beings who are the most separated from the physical plane. They occupy a form, which appears like a starlit sky, but maintain a duta silhouette. As their ranking implies, they now have two sets of wings, in the case of the virtue, they appear as energy trails. The most interesting aspect of Virtues is that they can appear in the form of anything they wish, because they have transcended the barriers of a traditional physiology. They occupy the Blue Passages of Zion and work inside Otzar (The Well of Souls).
The Powers have retained the most physical nature, evolving to maintain themselves as guardians in both Zion and worlds beyond. Thus, they remain much like the incarnations they came from, but with an additional set of wings. Powers are almost always guardians of the legions and among the most powerful. For them to leave Zion to be someone's guardian is of great note, meaning the individual is important to several outcomes and other atman. The powers occupy a section of the White City called the cloisters, where they continue their introspection necessary for rising to the next incarnations.
Seraphim, Thrones and Cherubim are the final stages of the duta life cycle. These beings make up the leaders of the legions, administration and arts. The three work as a team utilizing their constituents to fulfill the plans of the lower resonance beings in rising to their highest possible levels. Not all beings reach this point, and almost all will not.
These nine races make up the accepted races of duta. In Trailokya a tenth race is becoming more common: the ardhodita. The ardhodita are created from matches between duta and the higher soul races, such as humans or Cetians. They're characterized by their stunted wings and average human statures. Captain Maiel's children are ardhodita. If they were to have children of their own, they would also be ardhodita. The term is disparaging, used by prideful dutas and even souls to mean half-breed.
Once a duta rises beyond the final stages, they will cease to exist in the lower planes, and return to Nirvana from whence everything comes. This is the realm of Jñanasattva.
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