The Conculture/Conpeople Opinions Thread

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Post by Curlyjimsam » 22 Feb 2019 18:29

Many Viksorians, especially the richer sort, keep horses as pets. Dogs are popular, and there's a bit of a thing for domesticated foxes. There is an armadillo-like creature is kept as a pet commonly enough not to be thought of as unusual, though due to its size a big house or garden is usually required.

Smaller pets include rabbits and guinea pigs, which are also kept for food. Many families also keep chickens, ducks or pigeons, though the status of these as "pets" is dubious and they are primarily kept for meat and eggs. However, small colourful birds are kept as pets, as are domesticated shrews and tree beavers (smaller relatives of the river beaver).

Cats, notably, are not domesticated.

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Re: The Conculture/Conpeople Opinions Thread

Post by Firebird766 » 07 Mar 2019 20:45

Curlyjimsam wrote:
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Next question: What are some of the most famous monumental structures?
Essu Beti doesn’t have any yet, so I’ll be answering this for their “mother” country, South Tenahuari.

The Ekkur Ili is a temple in the heart of the wealthy district of the coastal city of In Nuni Alu. It’s over a thousand years old, and the locals claim that in that time, it has not once lacked for a priest in residence. Now, South Tenahuari has never been one for keeping things exactly as they used to be- it’s undergone significant repairs and modifications since the original version was the religious center of a little pearl-diver’s town- but the stone foundations are mostly the same and the general layout is unchanged (just, you know, with a couple wings added on here and there). There just enough original left to avoid the Grandfather’s Axe paradox.

The Ekkur Ili is most well-known, other than the difficulty and expense involved for foreigners trying to visit the thing, for the massive mural on the underside of the main hall’s ceiling. This mural depicts all 12 afterlives in the Prexsivnai religion, and is very graphic when it comes to the 5 Hells. Please keep in mind that there is no proof that the artist made a point of depicting his and his family’s enemies as inhabitants in these hells, and that continuing to spread this story is not advised. The man’s considered a local hero, and recent circumstances have made people touchy about protecting what’s theirs. Gossip at your own risk.

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