The Library of Illumination

Ultimium Codi

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The mission of the Library of Illumination is to preserve ancient tales and history and to protect every bit of knowledge that it committed to paper, canvas, inidri, stone, bark, caspirt and various other materials and media on which ideas and masterpieces are recorded. We serve all peoples within the Illumini Constellation to protect our combined literary resources.
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No one library is more important than the others

All Libraries of Illumination have been created equally, although they share different properties. The libraries are to be ruled by the College of Overseers, comprised of twelve deans and a master. Each dean is to be assigned to a different realm, however they all must work together as part of a single telekinetic entity.

The libraries were created to assess, inform, illustrate, and entertain

Romantica, Juvenilia, and Mysteriose are class V libraries. They entertain. Their visitors actually enter into the books they read and become auxiliary characters.

Adventura, Dramatica, and Numericon are class R libraries. They inform. Their books rearrange themselves daily, in the order of their importance to current events in that realm.

Educon, Comedia, and Fantasia are class L libraries. They illustrate. They each have books that come to life.
Scientico, Inspiracon, and Terroria are class G libraries. They assess. Their books each have a presence that appears and determines the reader’s true intention for selecting it.

The portals are the official means of travel between libraries

Originally, the libraries were designed to work together, allowing users to travel among them through the portals.

NOTE: The portals were sealed after the Two Millennia War to thwart military incursion.

All libraries house all accumulated knowledge of all twelve realms

Literature, art, music, history, text, mathematics, scientific formulae, politics, drama, comedy, imagery, language, etc.

Library property is sacrosanct

The sale, transfer, abuse, destruction or mutilation of any LOI property is strictly forbidden.

Services provided by the library are a gift to the community

Charging for services is prohibited and will result in a curator's immediate expulsion.

The election of deans will be done through public challenges and voted on solely by the College of Overseers

The curator of any realm is welcome to enter the challenge for overseer.


Deans must remain fair and impartial at all times

We cannot expect those we oversee to comport themselves properly unless we lead by example.

Deans must refrain from any liaisons that may limit their abilities to act on behalf of all residents of the Illumini System

This precludes any overseer from becoming involved in any familial or intimate relationship. Sentimentality can cloud the mind. Love can color our decision-making. Fear for the safety of our loved ones can immobilize us. We must be free to act in the best interests of the many, therefore, we are precluded from falling victim to the interests of the one. All dependent relationships are strictly forbidden and punishable by loss of position, and blessings.

Be forewarned:
once the majorious longevicus blessing is reversed, metamorphosis could cause your biology and physiognomy to reflect your true age, which in many cases, could result in instantaneous death due to old age.

Deans are expected to be forthright and transparent in their thinking at all times

United we show strength. Divided, we shall fail to prevail in the best interests of all. Unanimity is not only our greatest option, it is our only option.


Longevicus Blessing: Overseers are enriched with special powers including longevity (one year for every millennia); transmogrification (shapeshifting); prophetic abilities; telekinetic unification; and the potential to see in the dark; conjure objects; and to travel through time.

Curator Orientation & Longevicus Ritual: Curators' aging is slowed to a rate of one year for every ten years, so they may serve the library for longer periods of time. They receive an implant of the Illumini constellation in their left palm which identifies them and their realms and acts as a key to some of the most secret parts of the library—like the vault.


Many millennia ago, Ailill Caomhánach—a gifted wizard—had been a powerful entity among the realms of the Illumi Constellation. The Ancients appointed him to be the first Master of the Libraries of Illumination, and Ailill Caomhánach created the portal system as his first order of business. The Ancients also tasked him, as the first Master, with creating a board of overseers for the libraries.

Early on, the hierarchy of the libraries and their overseers seemed almost perfect and curators allowed patrons to use the portals to travel to distant realms. It didn’t take long before one corrupt curator realized he could reap riches by charging the rich and powerful exhoribant amounts to travel to other realms. Soon, the portals went from being a useful tool for the libraries and the people who frequented them to an elite and expensive system of travel.

The Ancients soon realized their
perfect system no longer worked and asked Ailill Caomhánach to remedy the situation. However, by this time, the wizard had turned as corrupt as the system he created.

Ailill Caomhánach, alone, had the power to bend
what is—into something totally different. It was a talent that commanded a high price, and primaries, kings, rulers and priests with rich purses often called on the wizard for assistance. He also wielded the ability to mesmerize and dominate others, making them believe his every word. He commanded more power than any one entity had a right to possess.

Instead of succumbing to the desires of The Ancients, Ailill Caomhánach broke away from them and created a new type of portal, one that could easily travel and looked to most like a sophisticated toy. But it was much more than that. The enchanted
Re Transfigureator could transform futures, ruin lives, and give the person in possession of it ultimate control. The Re Transfigurator even transformed Ailill Caomhánach, turning him into a god.

He used the portals to travel among the realms and transform life for those who could afford to pay. And he was revered by many. But he was equally despised by a great number of people who feared his power and wished him vanquished.

The Ancients ultimately regretted the day they had chosen him to become the first master overseer of the Libraries of Illumination. They finally devised a plan that would remove the wizard from power, even though they knew it would never be a perfect solution. Their remedy locked the first master inside his device with its key hidden someplace far away. And the remedy sufficed for many millennia.