From: Olli Kantola <>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 19:01:32 +0200

On Tue, 28 Nov 2000, Keith N wrote:

> 'Heroic' farmers just don't fit this bill. Excellent farmers do exist, as
> good at farming as heroes might be at being heroes but still not heroes.
> Farmers who perhaps discover the plough maybe, but not just people who can do
> stuff really well.

When a orlanthi cottar heroically struggles to keep his tula running when the evil villain (the lunar tax-collector) is making it hard and is remembered for it for generations. Is he not the typical folk hero? Or maybe he has to quit being a cottar in order to enter the final fight scene.

Olli Kantola

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