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Old 01-12-2010, 06:50 PM   #21
malloyd
 
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Default Re: [Banestorm] Yrth before the storm speculations

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Originally Posted by Phil Masters View Post
There is no "word of god" on this, and if there was, it would be Jonathan's and not mine - but when you've got a world with pointy-toothed fish-men whose gods are strange and terrible, most gamers are going to jump to a conclusion involving a certain neurasthenic pulp-era horror writer. Which, if you choose to go with it, does indeed imply "gods" who are large physical sea-dwelling entities.
You know, I'd always assumed on the basis of the name of the world that there was some West African source I wasn't familiar with behind this one. Olokun is after all a West African/Voodoo/etc. god(ess) of the Ocean, and sometimes of the Middle Passage.
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