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by HeirophantX
Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: Traveller
Topic: Prime Directive Traveller
Replies: 580
Views: 102443

ugh, really?

There are few things I dislike more than PD-Trek.
by HeirophantX
Fri Jun 10, 2011 12:17 am
Forum: Legend
Topic: Viking Maps
Replies: 10
Views: 2155

Saxon Chronicles

Yeah they're great! Takes place 2 generations after the sack of Lindisfarne, opening with the conquest of Northumbria by the Danes. Then it's the Danes rampaging across England and the resistance thereto.
by HeirophantX
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: Legend
Topic: Real-world cult write-ups
Replies: 18
Views: 2737

Well, one can argue that they're all of the same religion. I'm just saying that a Trident is an anachronistic weapon and Poseidon is a major divinity.

And Poseidon is a horse-god as much as a sea-god and is typically held responsible for earthquakes (being the Lord of Earthquakes).
by HeirophantX
Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Legend
Topic: Viking Maps
Replies: 10
Views: 2155

Saxon Chronicles

Have you read the Bernard Cornwell Saxon Chronicle series?
by HeirophantX
Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Legend
Topic: Real-world cult write-ups
Replies: 18
Views: 2737

We don't need no stinking trident!

I mean besides a retiarius gladiator, who the heck uses a trident? Aside from images of Poseidon/Neptune, and statues of some Hindu figures, where do you see a trident? Has anyone seen a reference in classical literature to a hero or anyone really, actually using a trident? So why would Poseidon gra...