Eanna and the 144k

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« Reply #15 on: March 13, 2014, 10:15:14 pm »
Maybe the the 4 tribes where tutored by the nonmen, and the 1 tribe by the Inchoroi. Maybe they are now a super race of post-humans, genetically enhanced and modified, wielding the tekne like their own magic.
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« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2014, 10:59:10 am »
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« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2014, 05:55:42 pm »
Maybe the the 4 tribes where tutored by the nonmen, and the 1 tribe by the Inchoroi. Maybe they are now a super race of post-humans, genetically enhanced and modified, wielding the tekne like their own magic.

Or Wutteat!

Maybe a whole other Ark landed over there.

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« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2014, 12:24:41 pm »
Missed this the first time through:

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A sadness welled through the old Wizard as he walked and peered, a mourning that possessed the airy clutch of premonition.  There was poetry in loss and ruin, a wisdom that even children and idiots understood.  For a time he suffered the eerie sense that he walked one of the great capitals of the Three Seas, that these were the ruins of Momemn, Carythusal, or Invishi, and they were the Last Men, thirteen instead of the one hundred and forty-four thousand of legend, and that no matter how far they travelled, how many horizons they outran, all they would find was soot and broken stone.

WLW, p 187, US edition, about 3/4 the way through chapter 6.

So, I guess I was only thinking of the 144k in terms of Inchoroi terms.  So the 144k is know to Achamian and to who else, the Mandate, scholars, everyone?  I guess that the prophecy (is that the right word?) would have come to humanity via the Consult.  Would be really strange to have the same prophecy show up independently in human and Inchoroi cultures.

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« Reply #19 on: March 19, 2014, 02:26:57 pm »
So much like the Bene Geserit
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« Reply #20 on: March 19, 2014, 04:44:25 pm »
So much like the Bene Geserit
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Lordy!  That's one hell of a parallel!  Now we need an Atrocity Tale about those ancient agents.  Would it be something like skin spies and then the tech was lost then regained recently?

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« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2014, 10:17:50 am »
Well, this straight up happened with the Inchoroi during the Cuno-Inchoroi wars, MG.

At least one of the Inchoroi pretended to appear as a God to the Five Tribes of Eanna before the Breaking of the Gates.
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« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2014, 10:35:20 am »
Well, this straight up happened with the Inchoroi during the Cuno-Inchoroi wars, MG.

At least one of the Inchoroi pretended to appear as a God to the Five Tribes of Eanna before the Breaking of the Gates.

Oh yeah--I was thinking pre-ark fall.  I hope it is revealed exactly how the Inchoroi deliver the Tusk to the 5 tribes because I could see it playing out in a lot of different ways.  Also, how/why the Ketyai are chosen to keep it.

TWIST: The Inchoroi scouted Earwa long before the fall and saw that the nonmen were too strong to overcome, so they set about using the teckne to create the one thing that would eventually see all nonmen dead: HUMANS

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« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2014, 04:02:59 pm »
Making Humans simply a weapon race gone rogue, based off the Emwama as a template.
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« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2014, 12:48:17 pm »
Maybe thats what went wrong, they humans started spontaneously growing souls and they couldn't control them all.
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