Don't talk about gods.
Schools don’t talk about gods. Neither do we. At least not how you’ve ever thought about them. Node talks about historical gods depicted by early civilizations and what they represented, weaving that into the fabric of technology.
In the introduction and in the first chapter, Thoth is introduced as the gatekeeper of education and wisdom, the creator of the language. He created the original weapon, words.
Ra, who knew the sun was the giver of all biology, who knew it was the ultimate source of energy, is back to remind us about sustainable energy, and to get our priorities straight.