|Re: The hindmost creche|
|Posted By: Aaron Freed||Date: 9/22/21 8:45 p.m.|
In Response To: Re: The hindmost creche (VikingBoyBilly)
: I forgot that thread.
: So Her Hindmost 'leads from behind.' I'm still not certain whether this
One Thousand Thousand Slimy Things, final terminal.
: Very impressive. The primary function of intelligence is the subordination
The Hindmost Creche can’t be a group; Tfear explicitly uses the pronoun “Her” (capitalised as though She is a figure of some religious devotion, though there’s also a small possibility that this is a typo) to refer to Her. “Hindmost Creche” (as a reference to the ruler of the Pfhor) is almost certainly a metonymy, however – I compare it to how we use “White House” to mean a presidential administration, even though we obviously aren’t referring to the literal building when we make such references.
My speculation (although I should clarify that I’m purely making this assumption based on parsimony; nothing in canon explicitly confirms this) is that Tfear is using “Hindmost Creche” as a metonymy for the Great Mother crouched behind the Throne (to whom he refers in “Aie Mak Sicur”), who is only referred to in passing, but seems to be a figure of similar religious devotion. I wouldn’t be surprised if they were intended to be the same individual.
: The trih xeem broke against my dying vessel and smashed a fine patina
Note the appearance of “creche” in this terminal as well. This is hardly an explicit confirmation that the Hindmost Creche is a metonymy for the Great Mother, but if a link between the two was intended, this could’ve been meant as an implicit clue as to its existence. ¯\(°_o)/¯
|The hindmost creche||VikingBoyBilly||9/22/21 5:11 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||Godot||9/22/21 5:44 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||VikingBoyBilly||9/22/21 4:19 p.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||Aaron Freed||9/22/21 8:45 p.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||VikingBoyBilly||9/23/21 3:55 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||pfhore||9/23/21 5:17 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||VikingBoyBilly||9/23/21 8:10 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||Aaron Freed||9/23/21 10:52 a.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||Tim "Mordeir" Branin||9/23/21 3:01 p.m.|
|Re: The hindmost creche||Aaron Freed||9/25/21 11:51 a.m.|
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