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Discussion in the Women in Glorantha thread reminded me of something I wrote for my first RuneQuest campaign a few years ago. I honestly don't remember what it was in-game that prompted me to write it, but I recall quite well the real-world situation that inspired it. It was early autumn, and my area was caught under a mass of rainstorms with no end in sight. The weather just settled down over the region and hunkered, pouring rain straight down. Every declivity in the land flooded, rivers broke their banks, and though I honestly like a rainstorm conditions really did start to wear on me as
Dear lazyweb; I'm trying to recall the location of an outline of a myth/parable about the "follow chosen leaders" value. My best recollection is that it's not given in full narrative form, but is just described in the abstract. The outline of the outline (as it were) is roughly on the lines that a named protagonist can't decide on "a thing right and wrong" (or some such phrase), and asks a series of people (also named, or at least identified by relationship with him) who give him veeringly contradictory advice. The resolution is course that he has to decide which of these are "chosen l