Nocte's Quest Nocte, the god of night, was brother to Diem, the god of day; both were the sons of Creatio, the god of creation. When Nocte was of age he took for his wife the lovely Sidera, goddess of stars and seasons. Diem also took a wife, Sidera’s sister, Nubibus, goddess of the clouds and air, who bore him a son; Lacus, god of the rivers and lakes.
In time, Lacus grew to hate his uncle. The hate stemmed from an unknown source; even his mother Nubibus could not fathom why he held such loathing for Nocte.
Nocte would always take a walk at dusk while his brother was preparing for sleep. It was his usual routine, and at the end of it he would usually have a short chat with his brother; they would do the same at dawn when it was Nocte who was heading home for sleep.
This day though, instead of Diem meeting him on the road, it was Lacus who he saw. “Nephew,” he called, “what has brought you out her