Who is to Judge
There is a lot to unpack, and we will see how well I do at unpacking it. I will say, this was not the mire I expected to get stuck in.
I will start off however, by identifying something not otherwise clear or stated. An important historical character had never actually gotten a name. They are pivotal to the history of the world, and I know a lot about them, or at least their role in history, and what they did or were caught up in. All this, but I never gave them a name, until now.
Jerae of Corinthia, Jarae’etten as he took the name upon his ascension as the first of the Green Dragons, who inspired Alara to seek the same circumstances in hers. (BtB they have some history as well.) He would never officially hold the title Emperor Consort, wear a crown, or I suppose technically be married to the Empress, but as the sole farther of her brood… well, official can be a strange mater. That aside, onto the chapter itself.
This conversation unfolded as expected, until it didn’t. A lot of background information that’s been nipping around the edges found it’s way in first. Sylvia’s history, the rise and corruption of the Clarion faith, the fall of the Ahashi. The last of which is the newest in invention, but is still nearly two books old.Continue reading “Commentary VI:19”