[Glorantha]Mostal Lives

From: <greg_at_glorantha.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 15:20:22 -0700


Gloranthaphiles,

> From: "John Galloway" <gallowayja_at_hotmail.com>

quotes me,

> >But Mostal, wounded and maimed, did come alive again. If he had not, he
> >would not have any presence on the Sorcery Plane, and his followers would
> >not have any magic at all.

Then asks

> This statement has me a bit confused. Is Greg saying that dwarfs cannot be
> scorcerers (i.e. accessing magic from the essence planes without reference
> to any otherworldly entity) or is he 'just' saying that the type of magic
> that Mostal provides to his worshippers is of a scorcerous (as opposed to
> theist or animist) nature and if he did not exist they could not use his
> spells.

The latter.
Dwarves are sorcerers, not theists or animists. They get their magic from the essence plane. If Mostal were not alive, then they would not have any magic to access.

-Greg Stafford

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