Which implies an immigrant community retaining their traditional religious calendar in spite of it being out of sync with practical reality.
I would have expected the Orlanthi religion to be more flexible. If the clan moves to an area where the harvest is ready a week after Reaping Day then the Barntar godi would move the festival and provide a theologial explanation that most of the clan would neither bother about or understand. Otherwise the Orlanthi of Sartar would still be using a religious calendar based on the farming patterns of Heortland/Esrolia.
-- Donald Oddy http://www.grove.demon.co.uk/
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