The Runes of Tomorrow
It's pretty obvious in this day and age, that humans have been living and practicing religion ever since humans can remember.
However, it is also pretty obvious that a lot of these religions are steeped in knowledge we only have bits and pieces for. We don't really have a lot of context either. People find themselves piecing together things to try and make it work.
It was my beginning as an Asatru that brought this to light. I wanted to know more about certain Deities, but a lot of them had so much missing of their legends, and a lot of them just by name mentioned only.
These things get lost to time and as we've seen recently, these ancient symbols can easily be turned around to be used for the wrong reasons (IE: Nazi's and the swastika and the Neo-Nazi's using the Futhark runes for their hate ideologies)
Which brought me to my next thought. There's power in words and symbols, but it's the power we put into them that makes them work. Or not. Above I mentioned the Norse/Asatru runes, but to those who practice, there's a whispered threat of "don't work with them if you don't know them _very_ well."
As scary as that sounds, it's true, but that also made me think "what we even know now is still limited. How can we even be sure they're being used as intended?"
But one night I had a dream of 3 falling stars. This kicked off my inspiration to go a bit more star focused. You often see the quote "we're all made of star stuff" and it's literally the one thing we all have in common besides being human. They're also awe inspiring and magnificent in their nebula's and starfields. Why shouldn't we just tap into them and let them guide us? They have helped us navigate through our darkest times as humans, isn't time we returned the favor?
It was in this realization that the words "Power is given" can be applied to anything especially if it's created with that purpose. That being said, I wanted to create something where there was no doubt what the intentions are. These symbols are in-line with the cosmos. These runes are meant to be messengers, not a way of life or symbols for hate. Chaos is always welcome, but hate is a corrosive material that will eat away at even the best.