The Mythos refers to six of the The Seven Peoples of the Earth are the seven identifying categories applied to most sentient beings in the world. More of the There are actually multiple "Earths." Thanks to an accident of magic and quantum physics, the world was split into parallels... More, i.e. the The Sun include any magical beings with a primary drive and ability to heal. More and the The Darkness include any magical beings with a primary drive to devour or collect. More, the Guardians are any magical beings with the primary drive to protect or guard. Unfortunately, they’re all a little crazy. More and the The Dream include any people who live between dimensions and subsist on the essence of dreams of others. More, and the Fey and the Kin, for the most part, refers to human wizards – that is, humans with something else in them allowing them to do... More.
“AMONG THE MYTHOS is a science-fantasy series starring runaway Fey princes, alien Earths, parallel worlds, ancient warriors, and know-it-all brats. More, who are you?” is the standard greeting, regardless of language. It’s a polite way of inquiring the other’s heritage, which then gives the one who asked some idea who or what they’re dealing with.
According to the Mythos themselves, the word means “magic-users.” Only those who are capable of controlling magic fall into it; anyone else is by default The Ever-Dying are humans, so-called because – from the viewpoint of magical beings – they’re dying from the moment they’re... More, or human.
As a matter of interest, here’s how Merriam-Webster understands the word:
myth / mythology
a pattern of beliefs expressing often symbolically the characteristic or prevalent attitudes in a group or culture
theme, plot <the starving artist mythos>
EXAMPLES OF MYTHOS
- According to one creation mythos, humans sprang from the forehead of a god.
- The Superman mythos has long since become ingrained in popular American culture.
ORIGIN OF MYTHOS
Greek First Known Use: 1753
Those among the Mythos find that last part very funny. 1753? Nope. Humans borrowed the word and immediately misapplied it. Fortunately, the original owners really don’t care.