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Discussion in 'Fall from Heaven Lore' started by kenkrajen, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. kenkrajen

    kenkrajen Chieftain

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    How do the people of Erebus keep track of time? Yes, we know about the different ages. But what about hours, days, months, years? And do different civs have different systems? And while were at it how about holidays?
     
  2. Kyzarc Fotjage

    Kyzarc Fotjage Rise Up

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    I would guess its based on the sun and moon like on earth, with the malakim more likley to use the solar calendar and the Svartalfar are more likely to use the Lunar one.
     
  3. Jabie

    Jabie Wanted in Monte Carlo...

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    Holidays: Revelery is a global holiday announced at the whim of Perpentech. Beltane is an established holiday for the Ljosalfar, as can be read in the Beltane cycle.

    Conjecture: On Earth Beltane normally falls on April 30th/May 1st and is loosely equiavlent to Mayday. From this we might conclude that Beltane would have traditionally marked the changing of the Seelie courts from Svartalfar to Ljosalfar.

    On Earth, Samhain falls about Hallowe'en / All Saints Day / All Souls Day. If it follows that the Winter Court turns to the Summer Court on Beltane, that puts six months later, tying it to the changing courts once more. This also ties with the Illian ritual makring the start of winter and the return to the age of ice.
     
  4. Dean_the_Young

    Dean_the_Young Chieftain

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    Generic fantasy/fiction rule 2352: unless otherwise stated, time is uniform.

    So seconds are seconds, minutes are minutes, and unless otherwise stated you can safely assume the standard year is 365.25 days.
     
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    MagisterCultuum Great Sage

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