Dessimbelackis was the founder of the human First Empire.[1]

In House of ChainsEdit

Onrack T'emlava and Trull Sengar speculated whether Dessimbelackis, who was rumoured to have veered into a D'ivers of seven, might be behind the seven Hounds of Darkness, the Deragoth.[1]

Oseric told L'oric that Dessimbelackis made a pact with the Deragoth much to the annoyance of the Nameless Ones.[2]

Kalam Mekhar saw a host of ghosts outside Sha'ik's camp in Raraku, amongst them two who in their conversation made allusion to 'seven protectors' who seemed to be connected to Dessimbelackis. The ghosts mentioned that five of the seven were no more, a sixth which would not recover and the black beast itself had been banished from the realm according to the Nameless Ones. Kalam then spoke to the spirit of Tanno the last Seneschal of Yaraghatan who said he had been banished by the First Emperor for his treasonous alliance with the Nameless Ones and who alluded that there was far more to the Seven Protectors than people realised.[3]

In The BonehuntersEdit

Dessimbelackis was responsible for the creation of the T'rolbarahl. When he was unable to control the creatures, he ordered them exterminated, concluding that their creation had been a mistake. Realising that they were being hunted to extermination, seven remaining T'rolbarahl imparted part of their souls into the unborn child of a human woman creating a M'ena Mahybe, for a seven-faced D'ivers T’rolbarahl child. On the night that the T'lan Imass attacked the First Empire, the child, Dejim Nebrahl, was born. The creature was eventually captured and imprisoned with the help of the Deragoth.[4]

Ganoes Paran, Hedge and Ganath discussed the five remaining Deragoth statues in the Nascent and Ganath told them that Dessimbelackis had hoped to achieve immortality by dividing his soul into the seven Deragoth, which was all that had remained of the once more numerous beasts.[5]

In Dessimbelackis there was worshiped through a single one of his visages the god of war, before Treach's godhood.[citation needed]

Dessimbelackis was disgusted at humanity's abuse of animals in their own time and sought to teach them a lesson, through the creation of a ritual out of chaos. He sought to bind human to beast, forming D'ivers and Soletaken to teach humanity a lesson, though the ritual he created was much older than he or this world.[citation needed]

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