The Dying Age
Seroth, The Alchemist
Seroth is the patron of magic and knowledge, and his temples often double as libraries or universities. Priests of The Alchemist teach that to seek both knowledge and power is just and appropriate, and encourage their faithful to do just that.
Though The Alchemist is as likely to be worshipped in the home as in the temple, libraries and universities are never unwelcome additions to a burgeoning or established city, providing increased trade revenue and skilled artisans. Though research is often insular and erudite, each of the Seven Cities provide subsidies and sponsorship to talented inventors and craftsmen to encourage technological innovation.