(urth) Fwd: Re: Urth is a colonised planet

Ab de Vos foxyab at casema.nl
Fri Sep 29 10:27:02 PDT 2017

Putting my hands on my mouth again.

Op 29-9-2017 om 19:24 schreef Marc Aramini:
> Yes, well known the planets were named for Norns, urth, skald, verthandi.
> On Friday, September 29, 2017, Ab de Vos <foxyab at casema.nl 
> <mailto:foxyab at casema.nl>> wrote:
>     They may be colonists in the sense of random settlers in another
>     country, like ex-pats. But not in the sense of a imperialistic
>     colonization scheme such as in Cerberus. There is I believe no
>     indication that the autarch is subjected to the kakogens which
>     would have pointed to a foreign power ruling. A foreign power
>     ruling indigenous elites is a sure sign of colonization, like the
>     Dutch East Indies.
>     By the way. Yesterday I read in a piece about Lovecraft that Urth
>     means  'fate' and also 'turn' or 'bend' in Old Norse. The word
>     'weird' is derived from it. I was always thinking 'urth' was a
>     simple bastardization of earth. Anybody knew this? It was a
>     surprise to me. Fate and the turning of deep time.
>     -------- Doorgestuurd bericht --------
>     Onderwerp: 	Re: (urth) Urth is a colonised planet
>     Datum: 	Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:15:32 -0500
>     Van: 	Jeffery Wilson clueland.com <http://clueland.com>
>     <jwilson at clueland.com>
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>     Aan: 	Ab de Vos <foxyab at casema.nl>
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>     On 9/27/2017 4:12 PM, Ab de Vos wrote:
>     > Probably Urth is a galactic backwater visited by aliens, some of them 
>     > like the sea monster living on Urth. No colonization scheme I think. 
>     Rather it strikes me that Abaia's undines are indeed colonists, or among
>     them. It's not clear if they are beings who have swum here across space,
>     or Urthly humans who were given such power with their collossal size.
>     -- 
>     Jeffery Wilson - <jwilson at clueland.com
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