[Glorantha]Re: Orland And Ernalda AND Gildenstern are dead

From: Jeff Kyer <jakyer_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 14:25:17 -0500


> > I don't think a culture can accept and remember and
> > record easily/clearly/objectively the
> > death/sleep/absence of the Great God _and_ Goddess
> > at the same time.
>
> Which raises a question in itself. Whitewall falls:
> Orlanth dies: no more wind, air, etc. Fair enough.
>
> But why does this have any effect on Ernalda?
>
> Ernalda isn't dependent on Orlanth. If anything, it's
> the the other way round. He's King of the Gods
> *because* he's married to her.
>
> So never mind Orlanth having wandered off for a bit:
> who killed Ernalda, and how?

Could it be because the great ritual working of the Moon Temple was designed to suppress the Storm Tribe? Could be

And without two pillars, an arch cannot stand. Orlanth and Ernalda *need* each other. Neither is whole without the other - this is borne out time and time again in the mythology.

Jeff

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