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What? A bard raised at Candlekeep works perfectly fine: so many stories you could tell from the great library... Sure, the monks and such probably wouldn't have much of an interest in them (or maybe they would, having them retold in a very different manner from the dry history-keeping that they do), but not everybody who lives at Candlekeep was a monk and was familiar with everything kept within the library.


Edited by Bartimaeus, 04 January 2017 - 06:42 PM.


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What? A bard raised at Candlekeep works perfectly fine: so many stories you could tell from the great library... Sure, the monks and such probably wouldn't have much of an interest in them (or maybe they would, having them retold in a very different manner from the dry history-keeping that they do), but not everybody who lives at Candlekeep was a monk and was familiar with everything kept within the library.

skald.  illiterate.

 

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What's the meaningful distinction here, o-so-friendly one? I'm not intimately familiar with the term, and from what I'm reading online, there doesn't seem to be so much of a difference that would make it any more difficult than the standard bard. The biggest thing seems to be that Skalds generally told of the deeds of someone current (their patron) instead of whatever a standard bard would tell of. Is that what you're getting at?


Edited by Bartimaeus, 04 January 2017 - 06:54 PM.


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What's the meaningful distinction here, o-so-friendly-one? I'm not intimately familiar with the term, and from what I'm reading online, there doesn't seem to be so much of a difference that would make it any more difficult than the standard bard. The biggest thing seems to be that Skalds generally told of the deeds of someone current (their patron) instead of whatever a standard bard would tell of. Is that what you're getting at?

the 2e d&d kit made illiteracy an unalterable quality o' the skald.  the notion o' Gorion's Ward, raised in a library, could possible be illiterate offended karzak. unfathomable.  

 

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shoulda' saved the story as it actual managed to shut karzak up for a bit.

 

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I thought you were calling me illiterate for not knowing the exact difference between a bard and a skald.

 

Now I DO feel illiterate.


Edited by Bartimaeus, 04 January 2017 - 06:58 PM.

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I thought you were calling me illiterate for not knowing the exact difference between a bard and a skald.

 

Now I DO feel illiterate.

Isn't a Skald a viking bard? What's the difference? Do Skalds only play heavy metal and don't require consent to bed someone?



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Being member number 666, I guess it's only fitting I get to write reply number 666 in this thread...

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