[Glorantha]Jar-eel's heart

From: Chris Lemens <chrislemens_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 15:28:21 -0700 (PDT)

Stephen Tempest gives us good summaries:

> Part 3 has the Battle of Heroes near Bagnot,
> where Jar-eel badly injures Harrek but has her
> heart ripped out. Following this, Argrath
> conquers Tarsh. Harrek plays no further role
> in the saga.
> Part 4 has Argrath trying to add Holay to his
> empire, and Jar-eel is again his opponent
> - either through a scribal error, or because
> she's been resurrected, or through weird
> Lunar cyclical magic, or because it's a
> different Jar-eel. This time, she abandons
> the fight half-way through to go and visit
> her lover (CHDP has a different take on this:
> she falls in love on the battlefield with
> Argrath's champion Annstad of Dunstop, and the
> two go off together). Either way she plays no
> further part in the saga after this.

I think there's a play here on the word "heart". Harrek ripped her heart out, but Annstad won it. Surely that's intended?

Besides, a superheroine like Jar-eel would find some way to survive with a big hole in her where her heart used to be. She'd catch a meteor from the moon or something.

Chris Lemens                          

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