It might of course be that the Theylans have stumbled across a universal truth, and as is their want, ascribed a lot of anthropomorphic mumbo-jumbo in explaining it.
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Peter Metcalfe
> On 2/17/2012 11:54 PM, Nick Eden wrote:
>> So what's the Brithini calendar like? I can't see their having
>> anything to do with this Theylan nonsense.
> It isn't Theyalan nonsense, the Zzaburi will see the same runic
> associations as they do. If they approached it from a different set of
> mythic assumptions - like say ten months (Dara Happa and Lunars), six
> months (Kralori) or four seasons (Pamaltela) - then they will see a
> different set of runic associations. But since the Malkioni and the
> Theyalans are starting from the assumption of five elements or actions,
> they will see things similarly.
> They might have had a different calender in the Golden Age and some
> wizards might be aware of myths involving the addition of a new day to
> the calender. But I think the complete set of 294 days was established
> sometime during the Storm Age
> --Peter Metcalfe
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