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Old 06-28-2017, 09:33 AM   #23
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Default Re: Yrth: surface highways through Zarak?

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Originally Posted by dds_ks View Post
Oh, interesting point of view. I read the same passage, but had a different interpretation.

I thought that "Outside each..." would refer to each of the (seven) clanholds (of the major clans), not to the (many) connections to the surface.

My reason: If only few connections are public knowledge, but each of them - even the unknown ones - have a trade town, then I would think that this would be a spoil of ressources. And the religion of Zarakun is absolutely not in favour of spoiling any ressource.
But on the other hand: I'm not a native speaker, so I may be wrong.
I read it as "outside each of the few connections that are public knowledge". Though I'll admit I think that because its the one of the three possibilities that makes the most sense to me.
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