A strong sense of indebtedness was connected with this worldview. Indeed, nextlahualli (debt-payment) was a commonly used metaphor for human sacrifice, and, as The explorer Sahagún reported, it was said that the victim was someone who "gave his service".
The priest hood is lying though. They out of all of the generational passengers retained their knowledge of both the Third Empire of Man & the super advanced technologies. The world of Tau Endri is one place where they retained the secrets of the Smith Time Dilation Drive System. They know each & every planar thread & have them mapped throughout the underverse. They wanted gods, & the planar demons were only too pleased to answer their call.
Veritable Autocrator & his courts. The world of Tau Endri is known throughout the universe as a world of exotic entertainment, incredible artwork, & raw untamed beauty. There are those of the the Veregyá, Imperial secret police agents, answerable only to the Autocrator who know some of the darker truths of the inner pyramids & of the lich lords of Tau Endri minor. They know that the Smith Time Dilation Drive System has been installed in certain pyramids which sit directly over the central lay lines of Tau Endri major. They also know that the Autocrator himself watches this world with a keen interest.Who knows what other dark truths the under world of Tau Endri holds.