Chalion Wiki
Chalion Wiki

Welcome to the Five Gods Wiki

Chalion Wiki (aka Five Gods Wiki) is a collaborative website to explore the universe of the Five Gods, as revealed by author Lois McMaster Bujold.

We explore the World of the Five Gods (also called the Chalionverse, and the Five Gods Universe (5GU)), as revealed by Lois McMaster Bujold.


  • The 11th Penric tale is expected soon!
  • For a discussion of The Curse of Chalion by 4th Street Fantasy, June 20, 2021: see here.

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"Prayer, he suspected as he hoisted himself up and turned for the door, was putting one foot in front of the other. Moving all the same."
Lupe dy Cazaril - The Curse of Chalion

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The World of Five Gods

For a slightly different map, see this blog entry. Thoughts?

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KarenHunt KarenHunt 27 June

Five Gods Theology

Lois's statement to list readers, Tuesday June 22, 2021:

At the risk of explaining how sausages are made, it might also help to think of the 5GU gods, as I do, as emergent properties of the world. Not…

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