Re: Saint Orderlies

From: David Dunham <david_at_MqCYq_uSMjSBAVHgnhqcqdjl95VQNgDHdeJZZETzzX2KAhyGwhfd3g-CzncyEcEUJvRNcF>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 17:56:50 -0700


>In my opinion, Saintly Orders arose with the first saints way back in
>the Land of Logic. I don't think however they had written scriptures and
>formularies back then for these would have come about in emulation of
>the miraculous example of the Abiding Book during the Imperial Age.

My memory is that the Abiding Book actually happened to include portions of earlier religious works. It wasn't the first-ever magic book. Sacrilegious people might even see it as a compilation (with substantial new material).

>I understand HQ2.0 has junked the distinction between grimoires,
>formularies and scriptures

In rules terms, they are all magic books -- books that can give you magic. I'm sure any learned Malkioni could give you several important Gloranthan differences.


David Dunham
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