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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:56 am 
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I always enjoy reading that account.

Though if you want to have rhinoceros that can only be tamed by virgins, that's pretty cool.

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:52 pm 
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BTW added note I can't even have unicorns in one of my story worlds, I have dinosaurs and dire animals all over the place, domesticated horses are rare enough couldn't imagine any kind of wild equine not savage enough to pulverizes a man out of fear.

The other world well I have unicorns but they are a bit of a one note joke. They descend from Oberon's steed and are kind-of just really stupid horses with horns on their heads. They will approach just about anyone and have a tendency to be quite clumsy. This is because they have been inbred a lot...

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 10:39 pm 
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Mankind has domesticated elephants. :D I'm sure they can take some savage, pulverizing, pointy equines. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:59 pm 
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Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Mankind has domesticated elephants. :D I'm sure they can take some savage, pulverizing, pointy equines. :D

War unicorns! :0 :0 :0

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 1:03 am 
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Lady Abigail Mimetes wrote:
Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Mankind has domesticated elephants. :D I'm sure they can take some savage, pulverizing, pointy equines. :D

War unicorns! :0 :0 :0


Know that is an idea... :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
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Like in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe? It could certainly be interesting, but could clash with the symbolism associated with the unicorn, but that could be deliberate and used effectively.

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2015 12:14 am 
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Perhaps male unicorns represent chivalry in the same way that female unicorns represent purity.

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:58 pm 
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Maybe I'm just too modern but that seems a bit sexist...

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
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Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
I always enjoy reading that account.

Though if you want to have rhinoceros that can only be tamed by virgins, that's pretty cool.

I want this in something :rofl:

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I think "IDK ask Gael she'd know" is the story of everyone's life... :D
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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:17 am 
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Lady Abigail Mimetes wrote:
Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
I always enjoy reading that account.

Though if you want to have rhinoceros that can only be tamed by virgins, that's pretty cool.

I want this in something :rofl:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:51 am 
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Lady Kitra Skene wrote:
Perhaps male unicorns represent chivalry in the same way that female unicorns represent purity.

In the Five Hundred Kingdoms series by Mercedes Lackey (The Fairy Godmother and sequels), male unicorns are attracted to and driven to protect female virgins, and female unicorns are attracted to and driven to protect male virgins. (And they're also portrayed as being generally stupid, as much as or more than horses, and therefore kind of a nuisance in much the same category as North American suburbs often regard deer.)

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 Post subject: Re: Unicorns
PostPosted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:23 am 
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That would explain why they appear the way they do in folklore. Towns usually want to get rid of them, and someone tricks them into skewering their horn into a tree.

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Birthright: Eleventh chapter pending. 28280 words.
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Legacy: Character and plot development stage.
Get a feel for the land. Visit Lor-Amar today!

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