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
And most of that happened in the underworld/background of what passes for my
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."