Re: Orlanthi Initiation

From: Tim Ellis <tim_at_...>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 15:14:28 -0000

> Ok, off the top of my head (I don't have the sources to hand) the
> important myth, that of Orlanth's initiation appears in KoS, and
> involves Orlanth and his brothers being throwninto various pits, in
> which they meet and overcome enemies (Humankt gets thrwn into the
> fighting pit, but I cannot remember the others).

Ragnaglar gets thrown into the "sex pit" and is driven mad....

> IIRC there is a
> suggestion that this myth forms part of the Orlanthi initiation
> ceremony.

Be careful about who you throw into the sex pit....

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