Alera's Dragon-ness - alternate theory

Maximilian Wilson wilson.max at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 16:55:28 PDT 2005

On 10/29/05, Peter H. Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net> wrote:
> Pardon the top-posting. I can't tell what is what below.
> I haven't done a whole lot of thinking about Dragaeran theology, but I
> think I remember that the Gods are beings capable of manifesting in any
> plane of existence (barring being killed in one of the planes, as Morrolan
> killed a god once). Surely, Verra may, therefore, manifest in Dragaera as
> a Dragaeran? She must have, to have conceived and borne Aliera.

I agree. Devera was "conceived in the Paths of the Dead and born in Verra's
halls," leading to her odd relationship with time. The fact that Aliera does
not have such a relationship argues for her conception and perhaps birth
being a little bit less exotic.

Max Wilson

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