Chaos and Disorder

From: Carl Fink (carlf@Panix.Com)
Date: Sat 22 May 1993 - 00:15:24 EEST



  In a fascinating discourse on tying characters to runes,  

paul@phyast.pitt.edu writes:  

 R>  Those tied to the Chaos Rune got a bonus for UnLawful actions and of

>course a penalty if they tried to go straight! This works to explain the
>actions of Broo and the like. Along these lines we decided that many of
>the Chaos gods were tied to breaking one specific law - Thed, Goddess of
>Rape, Cacodemon, God of Cannibalism, Selana (our own) Goddess of Incest,
>etc. Breaking these 'fundamental' laws gave a chance of Involuntary
>Initiation, and further crimes were counted as acts of worship - this is
>where Thed gets much of her power.
 

 I do believe you're confusing the Chaos and Disorder runes. Disorder would promote unlawful activities, not Chaos. Chaos is the opposite of lawbreaking, as well as of law. Ompalam worshippers, for instance, would NOT break laws, nor would Gark worshippers. --
Carl Fink carlf@panix.com C.FINK4 (GEnie) "If you can't laugh at yourself, then you can bet that everyone else is doing so." - Ed Johnston

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