What did Dunyain do for food in Ishual?

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« on: June 25, 2016, 07:46:13 am »
Did they have agriculture, crops & domestic animals? Or hunting & gathering? From the books' description of Ishual (and TGO preview), it seems to be surrounded closely by woods, without any agricultural land.

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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2016, 12:26:54 pm »
In earlier versions of TTCB I actually explain the logistics of Ishual, the division of agricultural labour among the Dunyain, and so on. But once I realized just how big the info mountain the reader need to climb was, I began ripping out all nonessential details. By time Akka and Mimara reach Ishual...

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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2016, 09:45:27 pm »
It's ironic that, now sold on the works, we'd love to read that section!

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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2016, 01:15:19 am »
Maybe one day if the series gets big you can publish a book of Dūnyain recipes and cuisine with artwork from somnambulist. I'd buy that.

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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2016, 05:11:41 am »
"Acorns, mofos, acorns!"

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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2016, 05:13:41 am »
In earlier versions of TTCB I actually explain the logistics of Ishual, the division of agricultural labour among the Dunyain, and so on. But once I realized just how big the info mountain the reader need to climb was, I began ripping out all nonessential details. By time Akka and Mimara reach Ishual...
I think a _book of lost tales_ is needed. Atrocity Edits!

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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2016, 06:02:04 am »
He did mention publishing a complete edition of tdtcb on three seas. With how the sales of the series are going don't know if that's still happening.

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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2016, 06:10:05 pm »
TSA standalone companion required.

Perhaps such a menial task could be delegated to someone with a mind and hand for writing, and proximity to Bakker and his coffers of lost notes and other forgotten crumpled treasures. A trusted soul of some kind. If only...

Then, call it, "What Has Been Forgotten" or some  other such references to secrets and lost information. Could even go the way of ebook format to reduce production cost.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2016, 06:12:45 pm by Wilshire »
One of the other conditions of possibility.

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« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2016, 03:42:15 pm »
TSA standalone companion required.

Perhaps such a menial task could be delegated to someone with a mind and hand for writing, and proximity to Bakker and his coffers of lost notes and other forgotten crumpled treasures. A trusted soul of some kind. If only...

Then, call it, "What Has Been Forgotten" or some  other such references to secrets and lost information. Could even go the way of ebook format to reduce production cost.

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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2016, 04:19:10 pm »
World of Ice and Fire (westeros history book, I think) was written by Ran and the other admin who run the westeros forums using notes and info from grrm.