>> But to add to my current views, the closest example to a mystic in
>> Sartar are the retired priests of Yelmalio cooped up in the towers.
>> There's an example of a mystical austerity in practice but damned few
>> retirees actually go out and adventure.
> Isn't there a confusion between the method (ascetism or heremetism mixed > with contemplation) and the worldview?
IMO no. The mystical worldview is supposedly dominant in Vithela but there they worship deities like the rest of glorantha. If I stipulate that the Vithelan religion is better suited to mystical awareness than other religions then I can have playable sages as well as avoid having to pretend the ascetics in other parts of glorantha are not actually practicing mysticism.
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