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althen artren
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USA
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Posted - 07 Sep 2011 :  02:15:22  Show Profile Send althen artren a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Wow, didn't you come back with all the guns blazing.

A follow-up to the spelljammer question. Where they "his" ships or
in his hire? Where they loaded with things what he was personally
interested in? What was his main concentration in wildspace, helping
the elven navy, protecting from intergalactic invasion, looking for
the lost chldren of Aryvandaar? I fully expect to run head first into
an NDA here.
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kysus
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Mr. schend I was really fascinated with the elven military ranking system in the cormanthyr book you wrote and was wondering if you had
any more notes or ideas on the ranks like other medals or awards that elves can acquire while in service like the purple heart, silver star, or medal of honor, also did the elven military have rank tattoos for anything like special forces sorta like how the u.s Army has for recon, sappers, or rangers?


P.S. was the rank structure in myth drannor the same as all other elven nations or did they each have the same or similar military structure?
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rjfras
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

Hi folks. Pinging myself here to remind me of things I meant to answer and/or acknowledge but haven't.....

As soon as I can track down my original files for LANDS OF INTRIGUE, I should be able to find the details on these places (as George surmised, from the pre-edited version of the material).

One of these days, I'll find the time to build up my steveneschend.com website and be able to answer things there (and store the answers there as well). As time's not been exactly plentiful for me of late, don't hold your breaths.

quote:
Originally posted by Herr Doktor

Hello, Steven, I'm huntin' fer Tethyrian lore and I was told that you are the man to talk to about such. I asked about these locales on the Ask Ed thread:

- Banshivale
- Brinniq Dell
- Canaith
- Castle Dasaajk
- Caves of Memory
- Grapton
- Grapevine’s Root
- Guardian’s Garrison
- Hostim
- Keeperstone
- Marakir
- Nine Ladies
- Samyte’s Tomb
- Seven Stars
- Strohm IV's Tomb
- Tinkersdam's Cave
- Tresqyl Vineyards

And learned that some are in Volo's Guide to Baldur's Gate II, but Eric L. Boyd also chimed in with: [quote]"A few might be from the pre-edit version of Lands of Intrigue. I really liked some of the local flavor places that got cut, so I refuse to believe they are not really part of the (published) Realms. ;-)" /quote]

I was wonderin' if you could share anymore lore on any of the above locales, or any other cut Tethyr bits that you care to share! The more Tethyr the merrier. Thanks ahead.





While I was searching the web for some information on a dragon(s) name, I came across a page on Tethyr that looks to be the Tethyr part of the Lands of Intrigue boxed set, except it had some parts that are not in the printed copy.

Steven, can you tell us if this info is canon or not?

The Caves of Memory: Due west of Hawkwing's Brook nearly 50 miles and high up within the western Starspires are a series of small caves, the sole entrance overgrown with weeds and crawling ivy but marked by a peculiar scar of exposed red rock on the slope above it. Only small halflings can enter without stooping or crawling, but after a few feet, the cavern floor slopes down and the ceilings open up. Within are a number of passages and dry caverns, though all have small vents in them which emit a curious, acrid ocher smoke. Many go and pray to the gods in these caves, since they bring visions and close communion with high powers, but many become enraptured with the caves' power and die of starvation, too entranced to know to eat.


The Royal Tombs
Since the death of the first clan chief before the actual formation of Tethyr, it has been a tradition to bury leaders in secret, both to prevent tomb robberies of the ruler's relics and to deny enemies any chance of revenge against themA Calishite practice (later seen used by the Shoon) was to unearth a foe's ancestors and animate them as powerful skeletal warriors to demoralize the people and destroy their foes. Thus, it was pertinent to hide the leaders' remains, and the practice continued until the reign of Monarch Alemander II. Thus, with the exception of the King's Tree of Tethir and the more recent royal tombs out on the plains, all of the monarchs of Tethyr are buried in secret tombs among the Starspire Mountains and their surrounding foothills.
While the early chiefs' tombs were simple cairns and internment mounds, a monarch's tomb was always the responsibility of his Court Vizera. The vizera was the only person to know the exact location of the monarch's final resting place, and she created and magically protected the tomb with unknown magics. Upon the death of a monarch, the body and its regalia and relics would lie in state at Ithalyr, Castle Dasaajk, Thellaqar House, Alisande Court, Faerntarn, or Castle Tethyr (the royal palaces of Tethyr) for at least a tenday and then be magically assumed to the crypt by the vizera. The crypt never has any connections to open air or to other caverns; any connections used in the building of the tomb are blocked by rockfalls or shaped stoneIn other words, there are no signs from above or below of where a royal tomb might be.
To likewise protect the tombs of the kings and other secrets kept by the wizardesses, the Court Vizera was also interred in a secret tomb by her apprentice and successor. Like the monarch's tombs, only one person knew the location of a vizera's tomb: her apprentice and successor, the new Court Vizera. The vizeras built their own library-tombs, filled with their knowledge and work (and sometimes used in life as an isolated place of study), and divulged the location to their heirs before they died. As a rule, the vizera placed her crypt near the kings she had buried, though this may be more legend than fact. Like the monarchial tombs, the crypt of a vizera was reachable only by teleportation.
In the course of Tethyr's 16 centuries, only the hidden tombs of two monarchs have ever been disturbed: Strohm IV and Samyte the Martyr in the Year of the Shattered Altar (1264 DR). Their contents were looted and scattered about the Realms by Bhaal-worshipers, whom some say were directed by the god of murder to do so, in revenge for Samyte's strife against Bhaal's worshipers during his lifetime. These two tombs have since been resealed and are rumored to be cursed places among the Starspires 70 miles east of Zazesspur. As has always been the law, attempts to locate the tombs of either the monarchs or the vizeras are at least minor crimes, and to actually force one open and steal anything is punishable by death. As another deterrent, many legends (prevalent only in the last century) talk of ghostly vizeras rising from their graves to defend the crypt of their kings. There are no facts to prove these legends, other than the grisly but unsolved deaths of a few principals that desecrated the tomb of SamyteThree skeletons were found standing guard at the sundered hillside entry to the tomb, their former thieves' bodies lying just inside the tomb laden with jewels, though many treasures were still stolen despite the new guards.

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Marco Volo
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France
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I know you're very busy, Steven but I have just one question (big picture question) :
If someone brings in Waterdeep the crown of horns without activating it, will Khelben and other persons immediately know it is back? What could be the consequences of such return ?
(I'm not sure of doing it in my Waterdeep campaign, that's why I'm asking you first)

Edited by - Marco Volo on 14 Jan 2012 13:59:02
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Mumadar Ibn Huzal
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Steven, doing some 'googling' for my dwarf-centered game, I came across a certain Ryttal Ghalmrin. The Ghalmrin name is familiar to those sticking their noses into Tethyr or Old Shanatar, but I had not come across this particular dwarf before. Is there more information on Ryttal? e.g. how does she relate to Arduke Obar Ghalmrin of Morndivver...?
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MalariaMoon
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Hi Steven,

It doesn't look like you frequent these boards too often, but in case you're passing by, I wonder whether you could prefer a physical description of Adama Miralln, the Tymoran priest who frequents the Yawning Portal and reports of adventurers' escapades in Undermountain. Some of my PCs are likely to meet him soon.

Thanks!
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althen artren
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USA
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Posted - 12 Apr 2012 :  04:25:18  Show Profile Send althen artren a Private Message  Reply with Quote
i don't suppose you could tell us whick archdevil stabbed khelben
could you?
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Steven Schend
Forgotten Realms Designer & Author

USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:28:05  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by althen artren

Wow, didn't you come back with all the guns blazing.

A follow-up to the spelljammer question. Where they "his" ships or
in his hire? Where they loaded with things what he was personally
interested in? What was his main concentration in wildspace, helping
the elven navy, protecting from intergalactic invasion, looking for
the lost chldren of Aryvandaar? I fully expect to run head first into
an NDA here.



Yeesh. Sorry for lengthy delays in responses, all.

A) There were some ships that were his hires (not that they knew that, given how many layers of agents he put between himself and others at that time). For the most part, though, they had little to do with him in the broader sense of things (especially when you figure he had a direct hand in maybe 4% of the ships he dealt with re: cleaning up wrecks).

B) Not as much as they were loaded with things of interest to others in whom (Khelben) was watching or guarding against.

C) And now we slam hard against at least two NDAs, I'm afraid.

The shortest answers re: Khelben getting busy cleaning up after shipwrecks in the Inner Sea are still the strongest, though--he didn't want stuff falling into the wrong hands AND he needed a long and immersive distraction from the loss of his wife at that time.

Steven

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Steven Schend
Forgotten Realms Designer & Author

USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:30:35  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by kysus

Mr. schend I was really fascinated with the elven military ranking system in the cormanthyr book you wrote and was wondering if you had
any more notes or ideas on the ranks like other medals or awards that elves can acquire while in service like the purple heart, silver star, or medal of honor, also did the elven military have rank tattoos for anything like special forces sorta like how the u.s Army has for recon, sappers, or rangers?


P.S. was the rank structure in myth drannor the same as all other elven nations or did they each have the same or similar military structure?



I'm afraid I've precious little lore to share beyond what's already in print via Cormanthyr & Fall of Myth Drannor, Kysus.

All of your ideas/notes seem feasible within the structure as already laid out, though I have no details---and Ed would be a better one to answer such anyways. Any answers I might cobble together would step on more than a few too many toes creatively and I've no wish to do that.

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Steven Schend
Forgotten Realms Designer & Author

USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:32:57  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by rjfras

quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

Hi folks. Pinging myself here to remind me of things I meant to answer and/or acknowledge but haven't.....

As soon as I can track down my original files for LANDS OF INTRIGUE, I should be able to find the details on these places (as George surmised, from the pre-edited version of the material).

One of these days, I'll find the time to build up my steveneschend.com website and be able to answer things there (and store the answers there as well). As time's not been exactly plentiful for me of late, don't hold your breaths.

quote:
Originally posted by Herr Doktor

Hello, Steven, I'm huntin' fer Tethyrian lore and I was told that you are the man to talk to about such. I asked about these locales on the Ask Ed thread:

- Banshivale
- Brinniq Dell
- Canaith
- Castle Dasaajk
- Caves of Memory
- Grapton
- Grapevine’s Root
- Guardian’s Garrison
- Hostim
- Keeperstone
- Marakir
- Nine Ladies
- Samyte’s Tomb
- Seven Stars
- Strohm IV's Tomb
- Tinkersdam's Cave
- Tresqyl Vineyards

And learned that some are in Volo's Guide to Baldur's Gate II, but Eric L. Boyd also chimed in with: [quote]"A few might be from the pre-edit version of Lands of Intrigue. I really liked some of the local flavor places that got cut, so I refuse to believe they are not really part of the (published) Realms. ;-)" /quote]

I was wonderin' if you could share anymore lore on any of the above locales, or any other cut Tethyr bits that you care to share! The more Tethyr the merrier. Thanks ahead.





While I was searching the web for some information on a dragon(s) name, I came across a page on Tethyr that looks to be the Tethyr part of the Lands of Intrigue boxed set, except it had some parts that are not in the printed copy.

Steven, can you tell us if this info is canon or not?

The Caves of Memory: Due west of Hawkwing's Brook nearly 50 miles and high up within the western Starspires are a series of small caves, the sole entrance overgrown with weeds and crawling ivy but marked by a peculiar scar of exposed red rock on the slope above it. Only small halflings can enter without stooping or crawling, but after a few feet, the cavern floor slopes down and the ceilings open up. Within are a number of passages and dry caverns, though all have small vents in them which emit a curious, acrid ocher smoke. Many go and pray to the gods in these caves, since they bring visions and close communion with high powers, but many become enraptured with the caves' power and die of starvation, too entranced to know to eat.


The Royal Tombs
Since the death of the first clan chief before the actual formation of Tethyr, it has been a tradition to bury leaders in secret, both to prevent tomb robberies of the ruler's relics and to deny enemies any chance of revenge against themA Calishite practice (later seen used by the Shoon) was to unearth a foe's ancestors and animate them as powerful skeletal warriors to demoralize the people and destroy their foes. Thus, it was pertinent to hide the leaders' remains, and the practice continued until the reign of Monarch Alemander II. Thus, with the exception of the King's Tree of Tethir and the more recent royal tombs out on the plains, all of the monarchs of Tethyr are buried in secret tombs among the Starspire Mountains and their surrounding foothills.
While the early chiefs' tombs were simple cairns and internment mounds, a monarch's tomb was always the responsibility of his Court Vizera. The vizera was the only person to know the exact location of the monarch's final resting place, and she created and magically protected the tomb with unknown magics. Upon the death of a monarch, the body and its regalia and relics would lie in state at Ithalyr, Castle Dasaajk, Thellaqar House, Alisande Court, Faerntarn, or Castle Tethyr (the royal palaces of Tethyr) for at least a tenday and then be magically assumed to the crypt by the vizera. The crypt never has any connections to open air or to other caverns; any connections used in the building of the tomb are blocked by rockfalls or shaped stoneIn other words, there are no signs from above or below of where a royal tomb might be.
To likewise protect the tombs of the kings and other secrets kept by the wizardesses, the Court Vizera was also interred in a secret tomb by her apprentice and successor. Like the monarch's tombs, only one person knew the location of a vizera's tomb: her apprentice and successor, the new Court Vizera. The vizeras built their own library-tombs, filled with their knowledge and work (and sometimes used in life as an isolated place of study), and divulged the location to their heirs before they died. As a rule, the vizera placed her crypt near the kings she had buried, though this may be more legend than fact. Like the monarchial tombs, the crypt of a vizera was reachable only by teleportation.
In the course of Tethyr's 16 centuries, only the hidden tombs of two monarchs have ever been disturbed: Strohm IV and Samyte the Martyr in the Year of the Shattered Altar (1264 DR). Their contents were looted and scattered about the Realms by Bhaal-worshipers, whom some say were directed by the god of murder to do so, in revenge for Samyte's strife against Bhaal's worshipers during his lifetime. These two tombs have since been resealed and are rumored to be cursed places among the Starspires 70 miles east of Zazesspur. As has always been the law, attempts to locate the tombs of either the monarchs or the vizeras are at least minor crimes, and to actually force one open and steal anything is punishable by death. As another deterrent, many legends (prevalent only in the last century) talk of ghostly vizeras rising from their graves to defend the crypt of their kings. There are no facts to prove these legends, other than the grisly but unsolved deaths of a few principals that desecrated the tomb of SamyteThree skeletons were found standing guard at the sundered hillside entry to the tomb, their former thieves' bodies lying just inside the tomb laden with jewels, though many treasures were still stolen despite the new guards.





Sorry for long repost, but figured it'd be easier to keep all info together.

I believe those two chunks you quoted came from my original draft(s) of LOI and material like that was cut for space; I'm unable to share the material at present for a number of reasons, but there are those out there with the material as it was given away at a Gen Con IIRC. Perhaps they might be persuaded to share the info with Candlekeep at large...

Steven

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Steven Schend
Forgotten Realms Designer & Author

USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:38:50  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Marco Volo

I know you're very busy, Steven but I have just one question (big picture question) :
If someone brings in Waterdeep the crown of horns without activating it, will Khelben and other persons immediately know it is back? What could be the consequences of such return ?
(I'm not sure of doing it in my Waterdeep campaign, that's why I'm asking you first)



While unlikely this is far too late to be useful for your campaign, that artifact/relic in particular (and any item of that power level, frankly) would light up so many bells and whistles of magical warnings laid down by Khelben, other mages of note (at least the Wands clan if not others), as well as the Lords and their supporters.

Suffice it to say that any time something of that magnitude passing the gates of the city (or even approaching within a vague range of numerous sites in the city--any named landmark of the Lords or Khelben at the least), there's at least four or five different power groups or individuals who'll learn that such an item is near, what its primary power/influence is, who/what crafted it, and/or if it's specifically any particular named item. (And it might even be as simple a system as shown in the FR comics with a little bell ringing when a particular item gets too close to said sensors....).

Hope that info's of some help or use even after so late a time.

Steven

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Steven Schend
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USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:45:44  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Mumadar Ibn Huzal

Steven, doing some 'googling' for my dwarf-centered game, I came across a certain Ryttal Ghalmrin. The Ghalmrin name is familiar to those sticking their noses into Tethyr or Old Shanatar, but I had not come across this particular dwarf before. Is there more information on Ryttal? e.g. how does she relate to Arduke Obar Ghalmrin of Morndivver...?



Can't say (as I don't really know) how Ryttal relates to Obar, but that site you linked to has all I had on hand re: her and the Shield Belt (that I can legally give out, anyways), I'm afraid.

Steven

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Steven Schend
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USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:54:32  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by althen artren

i don't suppose you could tell us whick archdevil stabbed khelben
could you?




Thought that was clear in FoMD ("Fate of the Nameless One")--Colonel Cvor "the Whipmaster" was the one who nearly ripped him totally in half outside of Silverymoon.

SES

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Steven Schend
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USA
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Posted - 20 Apr 2012 :  01:57:26  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by MalariaMoon

Hi Steven,

It doesn't look like you frequent these boards too often, but in case you're passing by, I wonder whether you could prefer a physical description of Adama Miralln, the Tymoran priest who frequents the Yawning Portal and reports of adventurers' escapades in Undermountain. Some of my PCs are likely to meet him soon.

Thanks!



I've no notes whatsoever on what that young priest looks like, so his appearance is totally up to you. I'd steer away, however, from making him anything like Edward James Olmos despite the shared name between the priest (written long before Battlestar Galactica got remade with that actor as Adama).

Steven

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Marco Volo
Learned Scribe

France
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quote:
Hope that info's of some help or use even after so late a time.
Steven

It is, because I write VERY early. Thanks for your useful reply
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althen artren
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USA
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Sorry sir, I didn't consider Coronel Cvor an archdevil. i just thought he
was another Nycoloth.

I don't think there is a connection here, but is there any kind
of cooperation between Kymil Nimesin and the 5 Prefects?

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Steven Schend
Forgotten Realms Designer & Author

USA
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Posted - 24 Apr 2012 :  19:12:33  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by althen artren

Sorry sir, I didn't consider Coronel Cvor an archdevil. i just thought he
was another Nycoloth.

I don't think there is a connection here, but is there any kind
of cooperation between Kymil Nimesin and the 5 Prefects?



In a word, no. (Nice to have easy answers that don't tread on NDAs, innit?)

Steven

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Mumadar Ibn Huzal
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend


Can't say (as I don't really know) how Ryttal relates to Obar, but that site you linked to has all I had on hand re: her and the Shield Belt (that I can legally give out, anyways), I'm afraid.

Steven


Thanks Steven, maybe not the answer I was hoping for , but thanks anyway.
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Arunsun
Acolyte

France
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Hello Steven,

here's another annoying Frenchman with another annoying question :

What is Bulaedo's (the owner of the Thirsty Throat Tavern) exact second name ? On the City of Splendors poster map, his name is spelled "LedGIleer", but in appendix 2 of the Who's Who booklet, it reads "LedIGleer" (twice).

Very confusing, to this French guy at least - I would be tempted to go with Ledgileer because of "ledge" and "leer", but confirmation would be much appreciated.
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quote:
Originally posted by Arunsun

Hello Steven,

here's another annoying Frenchman with another annoying question :

What is Bulaedo's (the owner of the Thirsty Throat Tavern) exact second name ? On the City of Splendors poster map, his name is spelled "LedGIleer", but in appendix 2 of the Who's Who booklet, it reads "LedIGleer" (twice).

Very confusing, to this French guy at least - I would be tempted to go with Ledgileer because of "ledge" and "leer", but confirmation would be much appreciated.



Believe the text, as it was proofed better than the map, I'm afraid.

Steven

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sfdragon
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hey steven, will you have anything to do with the 5e realms??

why is being a wizard like being a drow? both are likely to find a dagger in the back from a rival or one looking to further his own goals, fame and power


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Arunsun
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France
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

quote:
Originally posted by Arunsun

Hello Steven,

here's another annoying Frenchman with another annoying question :

What is Bulaedo's (the owner of the Thirsty Throat Tavern) exact second name ? On the City of Splendors poster map, his name is spelled "LedGIleer", but in appendix 2 of the Who's Who booklet, it reads "LedIGleer" (twice).

Very confusing, to this French guy at least - I would be tempted to go with Ledgileer because of "ledge" and "leer", but confirmation would be much appreciated.



Believe the text, as it was proofed better than the map, I'm afraid.

Steven



Thanks for the quick answer!

I'll go with Ledigleer then, although it sounds stranger than "Ledgileer" (I'm not convinced the text was that thoroughly proofed since there are still a few typos in it, but if you say so...) I would have thought the name was intended to mean (or at least sound like) something, hence my question.
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quote:
Originally posted by sfdragon

hey steven, will you have anything to do with the 5e realms??



Haven't been asked, as yet, and I'm not sure I've got the time to dedicate to any large projects other than my kids right now. Still, one never knows....

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Brian R. James
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Posted - 15 Aug 2012 :  21:17:50  Show Profile  Visit Brian R. James's Homepage Send Brian R. James a Private Message  Reply with Quote
As the Blues Brothers once said: "We're gettin the band back together", and in my humble opinion Mr. Schend is a critical component of any Realms revival.

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Originally posted by Brian R. James

As the Blues Brothers once said: "We're gettin the band back together", and in my humble opinion Mr. Schend is a critical component of any Realms revival.



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