Re: An observation about Yinkin

From: Todd Gardiner <todd.gardiner_at_TboQfUYeSWLM0cVW8O0lXA17zpFSyQLPoFbhT_p6djCR4U9XO1huOgPrSMqyvS>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:03:06 -0800

I forgot to mention that Heortlings still expect some percentage of their people to refuse the conventions of their culture. But that doesn't mean that a Yinkining woman is going to get a warm welcome from Ernaldan wifes in their own clan...

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:00 AM, Todd Gardiner <>wrote:

> It seems to me that emulating the behavior of Yinkin, especially his
> lascivious nature, would not be accepted of women in the Heortling culture.
> It's really hard to find a dependable husband for your Ernaldan daughter if
> there are a handful of flirtatious Yinkin initiates in your clan.
> While Yinkin may be gender-indistinct, the culture traditionally limits
> gender roles. Not to mention that it is hard to be continuously lascivious
> for a woman in a era without birth control. While woman-specific cults may
> have some control over reproduction, Yinkin certainly doesn't.
> --Todd Gardiner

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