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About Yelm in the core rules of Runequest Roleplaying in Glorantha. There's one thing I don't understand. Why is Yelm's runes marked as [Sky/Fire, Fertiity, Death] and why does he only have one Fire/Sky Rune en though Orlanth and Ernalda have two Storm or Earth runes respectively and Yelm is clearly shown to have the [Sun/Sky, Stasis, Mastery] runes in Guide to Glorantha? What's even wierder is that you don't need the Death or Fertility rune for any of Yelm's spells. They can all be cast with hte Sky/Fire Rune. Also, how come Yelm has significantly fewer rune spell
Reading through Sartar: Kingdom of Heroes, I found some contradictory facts about the Evil Emperor Yelm: * How did Yelm defeat Orlanth during the 1st contest, the Contest of Music? - By performing a Court Dance, according to S:KoH p. 96 - By playing the Harp, according to S:KoH p. 104 * When did Orlanth kill Yelm? - On the battle of the Extinguished Field, according to S:KoH p. 40 - By wielding Death during the 4th contest, the Contest of Weapons, according to S:KoH p. 96 and GtG p.117 Also, could you tell me about the Evil Emperor Malkion? According to GtG p.387, his