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From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes" 
Subject: (urth) Crush's Page and Quetzal
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 15:35:57 -0700

For those who haven't checked out Crush's Long Sun page 
I think it ought to be required reading for Long Sun discussion. I
definitely don't agree with every conclusion he reaches (for example,
I very much doubt that Incus is female, or that Hyacinth a male chem), 
but, wow, there is some good good stuff here.

A couple of things I'd like to comment on. This is totally out of
context, so maybe you ought to go read the real thing first.

> Quetzal, the inhuma Prolocutor, copies Dionysus' effeminate
> upbringing in that he wears make-up (he says) "like a woman" 
> to pass as human. Calde Tussah did the same thing. 

Leaving me to wonder ... Was Tussah, could Tussah have been, an
inhumu? It would seem to fit with a lot of Crush's thematics for
him to be a demon/god.

> Quetzal - A Venerable holy man, ends up rescuing the people
> of Viron and giving his life for the people/his prey. 

Combine this with Krait's comment that people are the cattle
of the inhumi and you get a very interesting, if dark, riff on
the idea of the Good Shepherd. (After all, shepherds don't take
care of the sheep for the sheep's sake, ultimately. They eat



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