Re: Longevity and immortality in Glorantha
> The best-known Kralori immortality cult is that of the Emperor
> Thalurzni (whose wife consumed the pill of immortality and
> retired to Vithelash). Because he's known as the Balancer
> of the Elements, I think his worshippers consume various
> potions and the like to balance their internal elements. I had
> the notion that the most popular interpretation of this was to
> achieve androgyny either through castration or alchemical
> transformation and so the Sages of Thalurzni are better known
> as greedy grasping eunuchs.
There is also the practice of Perfect Enlightenment
introduced by emperor Metsyla, which ensures a long
and happy life if done right. I think it is neither
alchemical or msytic in nature, but rather a regimen
of contentment with life and obedience.
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