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Old 08-12-2022, 10:53 PM   #4
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Default Re: Which sides this word belong to?


What malloyd and fwcain said.

There might be some Heavenly Words that would encompass the concept of "throw oneself on the metaphorical grenade to save someone else," but I don't think anything so narrow would be a Word on its own. And "Self-Sacrifice" is... It would possibly be a somewhat hard sell to the Seraphim Council. Sword or IIRC Cherubim of Flowers might go for it -- it's a selfless thing. But it's also got a self-destructive element that makes it likely to chew through its Word-holder(s).

The judge said, 'Son, what's your alibi?
If you were somewheres else, 'n you won't have to die.'
I spoke not a word, though it meant my life
For I'd been in the arms of my best friend's wife
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