Re: The Disintegration of Orlanth
- In WorldofGlorantha_at_yahoogroups.com, "Boris Yarko"
> Dear Gray Sages,
> In my attempt to build a sartarite campaign on the architecture of
> "Orlanth is Dead", my ramblings lead to this esoteric question :
> If Orlanth suffered some kind of disintegration (like Murharzarm in
> Glorious Reascent of Yelm), into which parts would he be splited ?
> Here is the result of my ramblings, but I'll gratefuly accept any
> idea, hint, unstaffordian theory, etc.
> Yes, you have penetrated my thoughts, my players will have to piece
> Orlanth together to bring him back.
> THE SEVEN PARTS OF ORLANTH : (these are pure speculations, My
> Glorantha Is Varying)
> 1) HIS BREATH (the source of his magic)
> 2) HIS WORDS (the source of orlanthi laws and customs)
> 3) HIS SHOUT (his heroism)
I would have gone for the six Orlanthi Virtues as the parts to
collect, with perhaps a seventh/hidden/secret/inner/draconic part.
It's probably not too hard to equate His Breath with honor, words
with Justice, etc.
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