From the publisher:
In the north western corner of the Temple Ward, bordering against the Wall of Revered Ancestors sits one of the most mysterious structures in the Great City, a monstrous dome of pure mica-schist isinglass known as the Temple of the Silver Lady.
The Temple of the Silver Lady is the epicenter of the Great City's oldest and possibly least understood religion. The original temple predates the other structures of the Temple district by at least a century, and may even predate the city itself. The earliest record of the religion describes a sacred meadow marked by eight menhirs centered round a huge geode which reflected moonlight so brightly, that it appeared the night stars had fallen from the sky to dance amongst the mortal worshipers.
Later records describe the addition of a small marble temple and a life-size stone effigy of the Silver Lady. About this same time, a renaissance of industry and commerce gave rise to the sectioning of the Great City, forcing many other religions to relocate near the Temple of the Silver lady, creating the foundation for the Temple district, as well as dozens of other districts around the country...