[LMB] Life without Malice
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Thu May 24 23:12:13 BST 2012
>> After searching locally, Lakewalkers might become world explorers. (Could Malices exist in ocean trenches?)
> I thought the text-evidence is pretty clear that Malices don't live underwater. I seem to remember discussions to that effect.
Yes, Dag does specifically state that they don't come up underwater or
>> Without an obvious enemy, Lakewalkers might have a hard time keeping themselves from becoming the enemy.
> Is Dag's revulsion against acting in any way lord-like just Dag, or is that a general Lakewalker reaction?
Fairbolt and Mari share the revulsion. There's a lot of "let
Lakewalkers keep to Lakewalkers and Farmers keep to Farmers" - like
statements made all around. We even get that from Pearl Riffle Camp
people, so it appears to be part of their religious upbringing (sort
>> How would they fit themselves into the future world - or fit the future world into themselves?
Dunno. Part of the purpose of Dag's journey is to find ways to do so.
Having a Lakewalker playing pilot for river boats and such is one
way, I suppose. Certainly patrollers ought to make good scouts in
general.... Makers could do interesting work in conjunction with
Farmer mass-production, though their very tailor-made approach to
their makings would limit them for a time.
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