Re: Non-stereotypical elves was Re: Quick Intro
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 21, 2003, 13:34|
En réponse à Herman Miller <hmiller@...>:
> Of course, there's the question of what exactly it means to be an
> Pointy ears by themselves aren't enough (as exceptions like Vulcans
Well, Vulcans are pretty much wise, pedant, long-lived, partially telepathic
and with great inhuman skills (at least twice as long as human beings), etc...
all that pretty much elflike in my opinion :)) .
> Hylians demonstrate),
On this I agree, especially since the Hylians are the equivalent of Humans
here! The Kokiri, on the other hand, as childish creatures staying eternally
young, look a bit like fairytale wood elves to me.
Still, it's true that the Zelda universe is good at using fantasy with a
completely different race setting :) . It's refreshing, even if the setting
itself is still fairly simple.
and not all Elves are smaller than Humans
> for instance). Long life and some degree of magical ability seems to
> typically associated with elves.
In which case the Vulcans are the closest in a technological setting you can
think of for elves of the Tolkien kind.
And although it might be hard to
> not all elves necessarily have a preference for dental and alveolar
The Vulcans certainly have not :)) .
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