Re: [Glorantha]Re: Heortling initiation

From: Donald R. Oddy <donald_at_grove.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 19:20:20 GMT


In message <20040531114554.35595.qmail_at_web51007.mail.yahoo.com> =?iso-8859-1?q?Simon=20Phipp?= writes:
>Donald:
 

>> According to ST Babeester Gor worshippers never love, have sex or become
>> pregnant whereas Maran Gor has no such prohibition. All the Gor sisters
>> are associated with death rather than life but in some cases that's
>> modified by new life coming from blood sacrifice.
>
>Ah, is this one of the changes for new Glorantha? The writeup of the Earth
>Goddesses in Wyrms Footnotes/Wyrms Footprints says that Maran Gor traded her
>mating for death and Babeester Gor is no virgin and has husbands and lovers,
>with chidren as well (Wyrms Footprints p 52). It would be a shame if this as
>changed.

Hardly that new, the Gods of Glorantha Boxed set for RQ3 had Maran Gor with children although boys were sacrificed.

I really can't envisage a fanatic avenger goddess getting close enough to a man to mate.

-- 
Donald Oddy
http://www.grove.demon.co.uk/



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