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West Central Smalik has a number of religions, both indigenous and imported. In the Lectern of United Kencari Peoples (LUKP) the Orthodox Church of Bowdani (a denomination of Cruisanism) is the largest professed religion, with the Papaist Church being the largest Cruisanist minority. The Tak earth religion is mostly limited to the Free States of Tak, although small Tak and other communities in LUKP worship the earth as well. Thuwkism is worshipped in the south west, mainly in the Kingdom of Bëltse and less prominently in Vaara. 

Thuwkism is a religious teaching centred around the Four Benign Acts and the deities that are linked to them:
     Aro, 'modesty'
     Keldwn/Keldon 'generosity'
     Ithar 'generosity'
     Billar 'compassion'

Good deeds attract the deities and they will positively influence the actors of the good deed and their close vicinity. Proper Thuwkism leaves it at that, but gives examples on how to live a good life by means of the Writings of Serath (Serathare Pekerworarot), which are essentially moral stories about people who live positively and the benefits that this creates for them.

Apthuwkism is a variant of Thuwkism. Basically it is the same, but the four eveil deities Kor, Suthn, Bests, and Egin are added; these are the opposites of the benign deities and are attracted by exuberance, avarice, 'wild or unstable thoughts', and indifference. Although Proper Thuwkism doesn't really focus on an afterlife, Apthuwkism does, but only in a negative variant: there is some kind of hell, and if you don't live your life positively, you'll end up there. If you do live your life positively, you won't.

Thuwkist and Apthuwkist monks live in monasteries that can be found mostly in Bëltse and Vaara, but in the parts of LUKP between the Mountains of Gen and the Southern Strywak Mountain Range monasteries can be found as well.

The Carabines
In 256 AP the grandfather of the current King of Bëltse decided that Thuwkism should have some kind of prominent figure like Cruisanism has, and he asked the Thuwkist Monks to appoint a leader. Reluctantly, they did. This person is known as the Carabine (Karwbin) and is elected by a simple majority in one round every year in April or May for a one year period from the 1st of June to the 31st of May. This system functioned well until 269, when four monks received an equal amount of votes; instead of voting again however, it was decided that the four elected monks would serve as Carabines together, each serving as Carabine Supreme for a duration of three months. Despite the fact that the system wasn't changed, this situation hasn't repeated itself since then.

The Carabines form an official part of Thuwkist tradition observed by the Bëltse elite including the King; most other Thuwkists don't recognise his or her authority.

256 - 257 Achin I
257 - 258 Ruthunla I (f)
258 - 259 Kufrar I
259 - 260 Ruthunla II (f)
260 - 261 Kufrar II
261 - 262 Luthar I
262 - 263 Kufrar III
263 - 264 Awdkitsa I (f)
264 - 265 Hithar I
265 - 266 Luthar II
266 - 267 Athonts I
267 - 268 Erukar I
268 - 269 Estsa I (f)
269 - 270 Estsa II (f) jointly with
                   
Erukar II
                   Ruthunla III (f)
                   Kufrar IV
270 - 271 Salien I
271 - 272 Omcona (f)
272 - 273 Luthar III
273 - 274 Luthar IV
274 - 275 Sewtsats I
275 - 276 Ruthunla IV (f)

276 - 277 Erukar III
277 - 278 Kufrar V
278 - 279 Ildar I
279 - 280 Ildar II
280 - 281 Salien II
281 - 282 Erukar IV
282 - 283 Owsdenthla I (f)
283 - 284 Luthar V
284 - 285 Swtsats II
285 - 286 Nortsin I
286 - 287 Abegar (f)
287 - 288 Salien III
288 - 289 Achin II
289 - 290 Kyuri (f)
290 - 291 Hithar II
291 - 292 Sewtsats III
292 - 293 Salien IV
293 - 294 Salien V
294 - 295 Salien VI
295 - 296 Nortsin II
296 - 297 Salien VII
297 - 298 Erukar V
298 - 299 Ildar III

299 - 300 Sewtsats IV
300 - 301 Awdkitsa II (f)
301 - 302 Leethats
302 - 303 Olvar
303 - 304 Itrasthar
304 - 305 Thuabak I
305 - 306 Ugra (f)
306 - 307 Firothn
307 - 308 Asrats
308 - 309 Rubwnar
309 - 310 Nortsin III
310 - 311 Owsdenthla II (f)
311 - 312 Hazergin
312 - 313 Sewtsats V
313 - 314 Awdkitsa III (f)
314 - 315 Athonts II
315 - 316 Sewtsats VI
316 - 317 Thuabak II
317 - 318 Optsinthar
318 - 319 Ildar IV