Tuesday, 28 October 2014
The Man Who Counts, Chapter X
(i) "...primitive bloody sacrifices to Aeak'ha-in-the-Deeps..."
-Poul Anderson, The Van Rijn Method (New York, 2009), p. 403.
(ii) Worship of the two Moons, She Who Waits and He Who Pursues, seen as marrying when their paths cross.
(iii) "...an educated person knew there was only the Lodestar..." (ibid.), who has "...holy books..." (p. 404) and whose Leader in Sacrifice and Oracle is the Admiral - aristocracy and priesthood combined.