good and lesser giants

From: Peter Metcalfe (
Date: Thu 23 Jan 1997 - 10:50:30 EET

Joerg Baumgartner:

SM>>No one has answered the question for me, of where it is stated the giants
>>speak Darktongue.

>Earliest mention is in the RQ2 rulesbook, p.103:

>"Creatures of darkness, such as trolls, giants, shades, and their ilk, speak
>Darktongue. [...]"

>Throughout the old RuneQuest supplements the giants are named as creatures
>of Darkness, a fact I had some difficulties with when I wormed my way into
>Glorantha knowledge from the side (as a late beginner).

But surely these would be referring to the lesser giants who sit on
Giant's Table sniffing for blood rather than the Good Giants?

- --Peter Metcalfe


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