Gods with a little "g"

Mythology. (Classical Mythology. https://proseandcommas.weebly.com/2-classical-mythology.html)

1. A collection of myths, especially one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition.

2. A set of stories or beliefs about a particular person, institution, or situation, especially when exaggerated or fictitious.

Fiction. (Definition from Oxford University Press 2019)

A narrative form, in any medium, consisting of people, events, or places that are imaginary—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact