Re: Re: Laying the foreigner's ghost to rest

From: Roderick and Ellen Robertson <rjremr_at_...>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 11:21:42 -0800

> Slightly OT, but Icelanid saga's have exorcism's handled as legal
> cases. The lawspeaker takes the ghost to court for 'squatting' and
> the ghosts upon presnetation of the proper case up and leave. This is
> one of the options for dealing with a haunting in KoDP and when I
> tried this choice the ghosts left. Forign ghosts may well present a
> special problem, becuase thy don't obey the law.

And what happens to outlaws? they get beat up - in this case by Humakti Ghostbusters... No more Bright Place for *you*, mister Yelmie!

As has been bruited about, but probably bears repeating, one culture's "hell" is another culture's Happy Hunting Ground - No Orlanthi wants to go to the Bright Empire and stultify through eternity, no Sun-worshipper wants to go to the Darkness, etc.


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