Concerning Great Weapons & Baritt (spoilers for POTD)

Tue Mar 11 19:10:20 PST 2003

> The biggest loose end: since Dragaera is clearly an ancient human
> colony, why don't off-world souls get reincarnated into Dragaeran
> bodies?

Huh.  Fascinating thought.  Though we don't actually *know* that
they don't...

[snip, and re-inserting spoiler space]

> Great Weapons can hold souls locally, much as the gods hold souls
> in the Paths.  Both GWs and the gods can release the soul for use
> in a body.  This explains what has happened with Lady Teldra, 

I don't think it *does* explain Lady Teldra, unless you posit that
Morganti (non-great) weapons can also "hold souls" (as I do).  The
weapon that killed Lady Teldra was not a Great Weapon -- though it
soon became one.  [I suppose one *could* invoke the "gods messing
about with the space-time continuum" hand-wave here, but I'd rather 


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