October 7th, 2011

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rites

Religion means rites.  Most world-building advice I've read starts with the creation myth, which is in fact optional, and is likely irrelevant, but rites are not optional, and are much more likely to be relevant to the story.  "You may find cities without walls, without literature and without the arts and sciences of civilized life; but you will never find a city without Priests and altars, or which has not sacrifices offered to the gods." (Plutarch)

However. . . .

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