Because I am just that awesome, I’m doing four Sunday #AtoZ posts involving other parts of the universe I felt needed covering. Today, you get an extra B!
The Benevolence are the primary antagonists of the Benevolence Archives series. The Benevolence control the entire expanse of what was once human- and elfspace, and make occasional forays into the territory of the three other main races (ogres, dwarves and gnomes) as well. Little has actually been revealed yet about the Benevolence’s interests or structure beyond conquest and control, but their spider-shaped warships and their black-armored agents inspire fear wherever they choose to appear. Magic is generally (though not entirely accurately) believed to be the sole province of the Benevolence, and their technology is far beyond what the other major races have been able to invent.
The Benevolence are opposed by an organization known as the Glorious Opposition, sometimes known as the Malevolence. The Mals are a loose organization, some of which resembles a traditional insurgent military and some simply prone to piracy.
The Benevolence have seventeen gods. One of them has recently been making its presence known outside of Benevolence space…