Re: Thief saints in Seshnela
- In WorldofGlorantha_at_yahoogroups.com
<mailto:WorldofGlorantha%40yahoogroups.com>, Greg Stafford <Greg_at_...>
> > My first reaction to this was, "there are no thief saints." I
> > they'd be gods or spirits, something that would be working against
> > Divine Order.
> > Then I realized such certainly would be possible.
> > It needs to be connected with the Otherworld. It could be a
> > sorcerer, and not connected to any church.
> I came to think this and wondered if the source for the thieves guild
> magic comes from a powerful sorcerer. The master thief, or the head
> of the guild actually is a powerful sorcerer, the source of the magic
> the thieves gain. Still the common thieves in the guild worship
> imaginary saint whom they believe to have lived centuries ago. So the
> head of the guild is actually this saint and only few know it.
He need not be alive. Worshipping a living person doesn't work the same
way tha worshipping one on the Other Side does.
But this could have been a figure from legend who was a thief and got
his power form the Other side.
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