Re: Thanatar heads

From: Andrew Raphael (raphael@research.canon.com.au)
Date: Mon 05 Jan 1998 - 00:10:56 EET


>Thanatar head

>If the head of a sorcerer is taken using this ritual, is that sorcerer then
>considered to be dead as far as any familiars are concerned?

Major Head: no.
Minor Head: yes, after it rots away and the spirit becomes a mad head ghost.

>If not would the familiar be under the indirect control of the Thanatari?

Sure. Why not?

>If it were not I could envisage the interesting situation whereby the
>familiar might feel duty bound to help his master to a proper death or
>release and thereby doom itself to change back to its incomplete former
>self.

Certainly. Plenty of scope for high tragedy there.

- --
Andrew Raphael <raphael@research.canon.com.au>
        "Oh! I see, it's your birthday. It's your big day, and I forgot."

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