He’s the husband of Ament, the Underworld hospitality Goddess, and carries the souls of the dead to her in his little papyrus boat.
He dresses in nautical fashion but spends most of his time sleeping at the wheel. Hobnobbing with the dead must have a slumberous effect.
Whenever a soul comes along asking for passage, they have a terrible time trying to wake him up. It’s depressing to realize that public transport is subject to delays even in the afterlife.
Aken Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aqen
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Escorting Souls
Area of expertise: Psychopomp, Ferryman, Death
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1638
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Article last revised on November 12, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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