Rilthang The Chameleon

one of the forms of Rilthang
CategoryHeroes
AliasesThe Chameleon
RegionGrashakh
Classsorcerer
Raceprimordial naga
Sexfemale
Alignmentneutral evil
DeityLoki
BirthplaceChaos
Born11 Bloom 6700 DE
Died17 Witchrite 1120

Rilthang was an extremely cunning naga that came to renown during the Dawn Era. Loki claims that he raised her from hatch-ling to maturity. Rilthang learned her guile and deception in this war, serving as a agent of the primordials and sometimes their enemies. She was so deceptive that neither the primordials or the angels could ever figure out if she was working for them or the enemy, yet her "intel" on the enemy was so good that both relied upon her knowledge. She was undoubtedly a double-agent, never truly serving any side. Even when suspected of duplicity, she proved to be a complete mystery, always seeming to have the right answer to cover her tracks. She ended up duping both sides of the Creation War, so much that she remained around after the primordials were banished, imprisoned, or killed, and the angels abandoned the realm to the mortals.

Over the epochs, she has cunningly manipulated friend and foe for her own malign purposes, and to such an extent that nobody has ever been able to figure out if she was the one pulling the strings. Her art of concealing herself was so masterly that when she was in the form of a Makarrûs, she was detected as one - lawful good, a friend of the angels, and when she was with the primordials she appeared as a Lorhazi, and to all magic and even torture, as a loyal minion of whoever she was currently serving or pretending to serve. She survived the Creation War, and lived for thousand of years beyond the Dawn Era. She was never so powerful as to be major threat in any physical or magical combat, yet where she excelled was in manipulating others through charms and the power of her words to get them to do her dirty work. When she was killed by the Fists of Atlas, it is said that she persisted even after death by trapping her own soul in a phylactery (c.f. Last Ralban).

Her greatest act of duplicity came to be known as the Great Betrayal.