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« Reply #45 on: June 26, 2016, 06:03:37 pm »
Part 4 is up.

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« Reply #46 on: June 26, 2016, 10:21:46 pm »
That was a good read. Though, I don't know if I agree with his choice to insert that bit about Cnaiur's encounter with Moenghus at the end as a segue to TDTCB.

Some other thoughts:

- No mention of the survivors from Sauglish finding Ishual.
- What the were the Mandate doing in those early years shortly after the Apocalypse when it was still fresh in the common consciousness?
- No mention of the Mission maintained by the Mandate in Atrithau.
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« Reply #47 on: June 26, 2016, 10:36:14 pm »
What is the answer to thought number 2?

Eta: survivor finding Ishuäl, you mean ganrelka? Because that should be in the last entry under apocalypse.
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« Reply #48 on: June 26, 2016, 10:50:49 pm »
You are right about Ganrelka in the Apocalypse entry. Though, I was thinking about the early "Dunyain" cultists.

I don't have answer to my second thought. Genuinely curious. It seems like the early generations of the Mandate might have done a better job of capitalizing on the fact that people still remembered the Apocalypse? Though I guess people believed the Consult defeated.
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« Reply #49 on: June 27, 2016, 02:25:16 am »
Wert doing good work. I like how he ended this one, the next should be a good recap of the books.

Interesting how Inrithism was framed as what kept mankind from returning to barbarism during the age of warring cities. I construed the Thousand Temples as a Consult construct meant to prevent civilization from regaining the heights it achieved during the time of the Ancient North. You would think barbarism and fractiousness would further that but I guess controlling culture would be another way to do that.

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« Reply #50 on: June 27, 2016, 04:32:57 am »
Is it just me or does the font change about halfway through?  Rather jarring. 

I may be imagining things but wasn't it mentioned somewhere that Sejenus was actually executed at Kyudea?  Once the city was destroyed all the cultural significance of Sejenus and that mythology was shifted onto Shimeh for political/cultural reason.  I remember this—but I'm not sure from where... 

I love those political maps.

Edit: At the beginning of the novels, is Nron its own independent polity or is it a tributary state of Conriya?  I always assumed it was the latter.  But that map suggests otherwise.
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« Reply #51 on: June 27, 2016, 02:24:46 pm »
I believe they have a treaty with Conriya, that's why Akka was sent to teach Proyas and he can call on them, as he does when they are about to meet Cnaiur.

They would be independent though i imagine. Beyond what the treaties say.

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« Reply #52 on: June 27, 2016, 02:46:27 pm »
Wert doing good work. I like how he ended this one, the next should be a good recap of the books.

Yeah - though, I think that this was probably the last one as the series was about servicing newcomers to the series and making TDTCB a little more accessible.

Is it just me or does the font change about halfway through?  Rather jarring. 

I may be imagining things but wasn't it mentioned somewhere that Sejenus was actually executed at Kyudea?

Font changes twice actually throughout I think (though one might only be the caption of a picture).

Somewhere - and honestly, I'm so out of practice with sourcing the material - it's suggested that Sejenus actually ascended from Kyudea, not Shimeh.
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« Reply #53 on: June 27, 2016, 02:56:46 pm »
Somewhere - and honestly, I'm so out of practice with sourcing the material - it's suggested that Sejenus actually ascended from Kyudea, not Shimeh.

TTT glossary:

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Ascension—The direct passage of Inri Sejenus to the Outside as described in “The Book of Days” in The Tractate. According to Inrithi tradition, Sejenus ascended from the Juterum, or the Sacred Heights, in Shimeh, though The Tractate seems to suggest that Kyudea and not Shimeh was the location. The First Temple was purportedly raised on the very location.
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« Reply #54 on: June 28, 2016, 03:41:30 pm »
Thanks, H!
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« Last Edit: July 12, 2016, 03:44:33 pm by Wilshire »
One of the other conditions of possibility.

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« Reply #56 on: July 11, 2016, 10:22:53 pm »
Part 5!

Basically PON in a post. Part 6 to come upon the impending release of TUC.

Great job, Wert.
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« Reply #57 on: May 16, 2017, 07:36:24 pm »
Part 6


Part 7 coming soon, covering the first three Aspect-Emperor books.

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« Reply #58 on: May 16, 2017, 07:49:57 pm »
Awesome, Wert, thanks for posting. I'll read it when I'm back at my computer and link it around.

Sourced from a "Unification Wars" Glossary entry :)?
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« Reply #59 on: May 16, 2017, 07:52:37 pm »
Part 6


Part 7 coming soon, covering the first three Aspect-Emperor books.

Thanks, we appreciate your work on this.
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