Re: An observation about Yinkin

From: jorganos <joe_at_t58jnOJKQ33I-YTIMXPZs2zG4ps9uG0IsvAAlVRQ6QfOdOD5tf7cU8cmp00vd6yVV2qJZGvA>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 04:32:39 -0000

> Yep. All these myths exist together in the God Time. However, if
> Orlanth is married to Ernalda in a myth, he doesn't take a lover in
> the same myth. Unless of course this is a myth where Orlanth and
> Ernalda are bound according to the 6th or 7th Types of Marriage. Then
> it is perfectly ok.

> The point is that Orlanth and Ernalda honor their oaths and don't
> violate them (indeed, can't violate them without endangering the
> cosmos). And they get angry when other people violate oaths where
> Orlanth and Ernalda were invoked.

So, in praxis it is ok to sidestep these oaths by assuming another mythical identity. Sex during a ritual or heroquest does not count as adultery since it isn't "the you" who swore that oath.

I wonder whether attending a Ulerian service does count, here.            

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