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Was: Re: ash nazg on my pinky because it's too small

From:Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>
Date:Monday, December 16, 2002, 9:32
On Monday 16 December 2002 06:02 pm, you wrote:
> Orc males would kill you for calling them effeminate. (Remember also that > Orc and Elf are only convenient terms that don't really describe the > species I have; I'm just copying Tolkien here.)
There's no harm in finding new names, once the creatures step beyond the boundaries of Tolkien's world. I mean, I took my Lakhabrech from Tolkien's Orcs and Wild Men, stripped them free of the encumbering Tolkien background, gave them a name and found a new background for them, and finally parsed the name (Yhe - the; Lakh(a) - free; brech - blood; the blood is free, the Free Blood), then found I had two other branches of the family/species tree, Nu Ineya Khara-Ansha (The People of the Sacred Hunt); Li' Rakhebuitya (The Fisheaters.). And most of that happened in the underworld/background of what passes for my mind! Wesley Parish -- Mau e ki, "He aha te mea nui?" You ask, "What is the most important thing?" Maku e ki, "He tangata, he tangata, he tangata." I reply, "It is people, it is people, it is people."


Danny Wier <dawier@...>