Sorcerous Artifacts

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« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2014, 01:16:08 am »
Malowebi's far-calling device seems to allow for two way connection between a sorcerer and a non-sorcerer.  That's neat.  I knew that a sorcerer could send a non-sorcerer a dream, but didn't know they could communicate without both being sorcerers.  This may explain Esmi's panic at Kellhus' embargo--she expected to see him nightly in her dreams?

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« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2014, 02:03:37 pm »
It is unnerving that Kellhus himself wouldn't communicate.
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« Reply #17 on: March 15, 2014, 05:42:47 pm »
It is unnerving that Kellhus himself wouldn't communicate.

Esmi is so certain that the Great Ordeal hasn't failed even though she's not getting communications.  Wonder if he's sending her dreams that show his visual representation but no words.  Or he's sending her a specific unrelated dream (sex or maybe chocolate) and she knows that Kellhus is OK as long as she keeps getting them.

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« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2014, 04:54:37 pm »
I didn't see Seswatha's heart on this list.  Would be cool if anyone else was pulling this trick.  Maybe the Cishaurim do it with Fane's heart.

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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2014, 09:38:56 am »
Hmm... I didn't think about that but... would it be of animata as it probably requires a soul? I would assume Seswatha's soul but the way we burn through nerdanels around here.
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« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2014, 12:20:29 pm »
I don't know why people feel the need to bring Nau-Cayuti into it :P.
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« Reply #22 on: March 20, 2014, 04:04:28 pm »
People like Nau. Let the dreamers dream.
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« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2014, 09:04:20 pm »
Lol... hmm...
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« Reply #24 on: March 22, 2014, 08:39:14 pm »
It just struck me, who knows what Kellhus' limits are for his seeing flame?  He could be watching from every torch bracket from Momen to Golgotterath.  He just zooms in the view to only the Great Ordeal just before Proyas sticks his head in.  If Moe anticipated this, then there are few places in the world Kellhus can't spy in.  He can spy on the Zeumi king and in Ishterebinth.  He can't spy in the 1000 1000 halls.  Not until Akka lights a torch down there.  Which he will.  Because Kellhus has been conditioning him with dreams for years while observing the progress from Akka's hearth.  :)

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« Reply #25 on: March 24, 2014, 01:34:45 pm »
Lol - you've reminded me of a scene from Herbert's Destination: Void. Which starts the non-Mormon version of the Worthing Saga (though, I should really say that WorShip is the precursor to the Worthing Saga).

But you've totally sold me on this idea that Kellhus is where torches are. But especially that he wants Achamian to light a torch in the Thousand Thousand Halls.
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« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2014, 11:03:06 am »
About Malowebi's far-calling devices, perhaps that kind of thing would let the Zeumi prince stay in contact with home.

Problems with that: Z isn't a sorcerer, so maybe he can't use the things OR it may be impossible for Zeum to reach him since he is on the move (if it works like far-calling and needs a compass).

If he has such devices, he may notice when Sorweel's little bag distorts the signal.  THUS, Zsoronga becomes convinced that HE is the narindar and that Yatwer was using Sorweel to position Z.

Whatever happens, I do hope we see some really smart people exploiting the potential of sorcerous artifacts more in TUC.  At Dagliash, Kellhus passes around magic lightning crossbows and bashrags swing flaming hammers.

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« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2014, 12:09:25 pm »
However, unless Nganka'kull isn't of the Few. Then location might still make contacting Zsoronga impossible but we don't know enough about the limitations of Mbimayun sorcery.
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« Reply #28 on: March 27, 2014, 01:51:35 pm »
Really want to know more about the whore's shell.  If these are common objects, where do they come from?  Mysunsai made?  Local school stuff?  Witch made?  If witch made, then does that suggest some uneasy tolerance with keeping low level witches about for this kind of thing?

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« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2014, 02:24:34 pm »
No verification if it is indeed sorcerous, but possibly Meppa's silver enruned sunglasses headband thingamajig.  No other cish we've met has worn anything like that, so it must be important to some degree.  Right?
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