Re: Enchant Tin

From: Philippe Krait <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 15:17:25 +0100

> From: Peter Metcalfe <metcalph_at_...>
> >Hmm... have to check this when I get home. Tin was always the Air
> >metal, and Gold the Sky metal. Certainly Orlanth used to use Tin, but
> >it just wasn't as useful as Iron!
> Nope. Bronze was the metal of air being a mixture of Copper and Tin.
> Tin is a metal of the Sky being connected with Zrethus, whom the God
> Learners associated with Dayzatar.
> But Orlanth Thunderous stole the secret of lightning from the Sky and
> so it is not implausible that he might have also taken tin.

If I remember correctly, the bronze found "lying around" is the bones of the air gods (and no other) slain during the gods war.

It has always seemed a bit unfair for the air gods, though, that their metal is so "weak" and without any special property in Glorantha, but I think that this is what you get for being an unruly bastard of earth and air... (:-)


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