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by Sharad9
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: how magic familiars are born in my setting
Replies: 0
Views: 7196

how magic familiars are born in my setting

A familiar spirit is a demon that is summoned by a witch with the intention that the spirit summoned will obey his or her commands. This witch acts as a medium between the material realm and the spiritual realm, where the person opens himself up to be indwelt by a spirit so the spirit can communicat...
by Sharad9
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: how magic familiars are born in my setting
Replies: 0
Views: 1197

how magic familiars are born in my setting

A familiar spirit is a demon that is summoned by a witch with the intention that the spirit summoned will obey his or her commands. This witch acts as a medium between the material realm and the spiritual realm, where the person opens himself up to be indwelt by a spirit so the spirit can communicat...
by Sharad9
Fri Sep 15, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Human souls being linked to decomposition
Replies: 1
Views: 1615

Human souls being linked to decomposition

When a person dies, their soul doesn't ascend to the afterlife automatically. The soul build's a connection with its body while alive, and remains attached to that body in death. Through natural decomposition, the soul gradually loses its connection to the mortal realm. At some point, when the body ...
by Sharad9
Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: How to constrain the use of attack magic among civilians
Replies: 4
Views: 2525

How to constrain the use of attack magic among civilians

Magic is drawn from an alternate dimension and used to alter reality in the world around you. It generally involves three steps. The first is tapping into this other realm and drawing energy from it into your body. This is a slow, arduous process that cannot be rushed. Every spell has its own time f...
by Sharad9
Mon May 29, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Magical body art to represent prestige or social status
Replies: 1
Views: 1667

Magical body art to represent prestige or social status

Body art, or henna, is an important element in this society. This art is painted on the skin and applied with magic. They are semi-permanent and remain on the users skin, only being removed as needed by other magical items. It is not mandatory to wear, but very popular and widely used by men and wom...
by Sharad9
Fri May 26, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Lore for my theocratical empire. Please review
Replies: 0
Views: 5314

Lore for my theocratical empire. Please review

This is what I have so far. I posted this some time ago and changed some things since then after working on it. This world is not meant to be a perfect, and has its biases and some values that would be strange to us. I tried to stay away from the feminist utopia where women make everything better, o...
by Sharad9
Sun May 21, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on
Replies: 14
Views: 5307

Re: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on

imagined society to be highly organized, with birth control policies easily enforceable. Having children would be more of a priveldge, and dependent on loyalty to the clan mother and needs of the clan. A larger clan is more powerful, but harder to govern. Therefore, a matriarch will decide whether t...
by Sharad9
Sun May 21, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: How can magical birth control affect matriarchal society?
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

Re: How can magical birth control affect matriarchal society

Humanity is united under one confederacy. imagined society to be highly organized, with birth control policies easily enforceable. Having children would be more of a priveldge, and dependent on loyalty to the clan mother and needs of the clan. A larger clan is more powerful, but harder to govern. Th...
by Sharad9
Sat May 20, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: How can magical birth control affect matriarchal society?
Replies: 7
Views: 2787

How can magical birth control affect matriarchal society?

Some background information on the setting: Religion: god is thought of to have duel sides that symbolize male and female virtues. The female portion represents logic, stability, intelligence, and control. The ability to access magic was given to her as symbolic of her divine authority. She is calle...
by Sharad9
Fri May 19, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on
Replies: 14
Views: 5307

Re: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on

No sight of the OP since early April, and I've found the same question posted to Reddit, but I hope he/she at least as seen our responses and finds them helpful. A few thoughts: Men are valued for their physical strength and prowess, and for their protective nature. Keep in mind, though, that men a...
by Sharad9
Thu May 18, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Can the concept of a succubus work in a modern world?
Replies: 6
Views: 2488

Can the concept of a succubus work in a modern world?

A succubus has been summoned from hell to our realm by a fool using an ancient text called "demonic pacts for dummies "(placeholder title don't worry). The ritual goes horribly wrong due to incorrect information and resulted in the summoner''s death. The succubus is now free to roam our realm unsupe...
by Sharad9
Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on
Replies: 14
Views: 5307

Re: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on

So yes women would have the ability to suspend in the growth. Pregnancy is more of an active process due to the biological control, and it can be sped up or slowed down as needed. After a certain point, fetuses are listening to the world outside and learning about their native language to be. If so...
by Sharad9
Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on
Replies: 14
Views: 5307

Re: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on

I would like to know what people think about this premise. Does it work as a believable setting? What works and what doesnt? What ideas or conflicts can be fleshed out to make a matriarchy feel "realistic"? What would be the consequences of women being able to have complete control over reproductiv...
by Sharad9
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on
Replies: 14
Views: 5307

Premise for a theocratic matriarchy I want feedback on

I have an idea for a setting with a magic theocracy that i would like feedback on. This nation operates as a matriarchy with women in most of the top leadership positions. After listening to opinions from others , I discovered that most find it unrealistic for a matriarchy to remain in power for lon...