The Fifth World

Roleplaying Game

Axis Mundi

Axis Mundi

At the start of the first encounter here ask:

What marks this as the center of the universe?

Learning this place’s name unlocks:

What does your life revolve around?

A Sacred Place

Perform a religious ceremony to gather awareness.


People in the Fifth World do not generally shy away from recognizing that their subjective experience provides them with the only experience of the universe they’ll ever have. None of the Axes Mundi around the Fifth World stand at the center of the universe in any objective, scientific way, of course, but they do form the centers of the universe in each family’s own life. For each one, their territory in many ways really makes up the whole world — or the whole world that matters. What do they place at the center of that? Do they look to a great mountain, an impressive canyon, a confluence, or something else?