A World of Steam and Sorcery
What can man call beings beyond full comprehension? Seemingly ageless. Vying to shape the material plane as they see fit.
Every culture has them. Differing names for the same aspects that they govern and align with. It is possible that they are the same across cultures, but still possible that there are different Archons for differing regions of the world.
There are tales of great heros who have ascended to the status of an Archon. Perhaps they are not truely the Gods. But if they are not, then what is?