Sauúti

Creators

Adelehin Ijasan

Eugen Bacon

Kalejaye Akintoba

Stephen Embleton

Xan van Rooyen

Cheryl Ntumy

Wole Talabi

Dare Segun Falowo

Ikechukwu Nwaogu 

Jude Umeh

World Summary/Overview

Sauúti is taken from the word “Sauti” which means “voice” in Swahili. This world is a five-planet system orbiting a binary star. This world is rooted deeply in a variety of African mythology, language, and culture. Sauúti weaves in an intricate magic system based on sound, oral traditions and music. It includes science-fiction elements of artificial intelligence and space flight, including both humanoid and non-humanoid creatures. Sauúti is filled with wonder, mystery and magic.

Map

Illustration by Kalejaye Akintoba

The Sauúti World Building Story Bible

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The Sauúti Creation Myth

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World News

Sauuti: The Making of a Shared World of African Science-fiction” at the Ake Arts & Book Festival

The Sauútiverse ~ The First African Collaborative Fictional Universe” at SYLLBLECON 2022

First Look At The Sauútiverse: An African Interplanetary World-Building Project” in Brittle Paper Magazine

A First Look At The Sauútiverse” in Afrocritik

Out of this world: why we created the first collaborative African fantasy universe” in The Guardian

The Sauúti Fictional World: A Partnership Between Syllble and Brittle Paper” in Brittle Paper Magazine

Syllble Studios Partners With Brittle Paper Magazine On A Shared World Project Created By Science Fiction And Fantasy Writers From African Nations” in Syllble News