Re: Where does 'gyrda' come from?

From: markmohrfield <markmohrfield_at_teP9sKeS3eMh7qsEcZTMLyIPi9JP2VOzioebTs8Z1XMQMYlAJJ2dumwJJbzPau>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 01:39:57 -0000

> I'd hope that it's possible to make something approachable for newbies
> without cutting out too much of the detail (although it's not
> necessarily easy). 'Gyrda' might be an example of this - it's not that
> they don't exist any more, it's just that we're not mentioning what
> the Heortling word for them is. For the same reason, I tend to refer
> to the "elves" of Tarinwood in LotW2, rather than saying "aldryami" -
> it's not they aren't aldryami any more, it's just that we don't need
> to use the more technical term in a book that isn't even really about
> them.

And remember "Anaxial's Roster"; a title esoteric even to long-time Gloranthophiles!

                                                 Mark Mohrfield


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