Sex and Death

From: Peter Metcalfe (metcalph@bigfoot.com)
Date: Fri 03 Mar 2000 - 23:59:25 EET


Alexandre Lanciani:

>Once I'd have liked to add a character in my campaign who embodied the
>dichotomy death/sex but I was stopped from doing so by runic determinism: if
>Uleria personifies Love and Love is the expression of Fertility and
>Fertility is opposed to Death and Death is expressed (also) by War, how
>would such a character come to term with her two natures?

Since both Yelm and the Seven Mothers have the life/death runes,
the death/sex dichotomy is not impossible in Glorantha.

>And if indeed Uleria is not eligible, what mythical background could such a
>character have?

Tolat (described in the Player's Book: Genertela) as having features
of Uleria and Humakt.

- --Peter Metcalfe

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