Three nights ago the stars suddenly vanished from the sky. Now all that remains is a black, empty canvas. No one can explain it and everyone is panicking.
Having deities interact with your players
For most readers, gods or deities in D&D will mimic the real life design that arises from centuries of stories and cultural milieu. This is a vision of gods as being unseen, distant observers who interact rarely and mysteriously with our lives. This is what most players will expect by default...