[LMB] Mapping the World of the 5 Gods

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun May 23 05:46:20 BST 2021

Cedonia feels, to me, kind of like what Alexander's empire might have
evolved into, had it held together better.

On Sat, May 22, 2021 at 9:56 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Socially, Limnos IS Athos inverted.  But not geologically - Athos is a
> mountain, while Limnos is a very particular kind of island.
> The Mediterranean region was so rich in complex civilizations precisely
> because the Mediterranean Sea provided relatively easy travel.  There's no
> way the people of the 5GW could have missed northern Africa's equivalent if
> it existed.  There IS no Mediterranean Sea, because the ocean isn't in the
> midst of land, which is the relevant feature that gives the name.
> I suspect this is largely to keep the story's world centered on Europe.
> Matt G.
> --
> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to ravenclaweric at gmail.com
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold

More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list