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Karsa's Soletaken Cloak

#1 User is offline   Gibby 

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Posted 04 August 2008 - 11:22 PM

What soletaken's fur is Karsa wearing when he meets Mappo/Icarium in the desert (Mappo says something like "on your shoulders is the fur of a soletaken, one we both know"? I picked up HoC to reread some of it and am drawing a blank here for some reason.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:04 AM

The...bear.

Uh, Messremb, I think.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:23 AM

Nah, Messremb was brown, and stuck in Tremolor. Or however that's spelt. The white soletaken bear was just a nameless dick who got cocky.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 03:22 AM

Really? Hunh.

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Posted 05 August 2008 - 03:37 AM

Illuyankas;364919 said:

Nah, Messremb was brown, and stuck in Tremolor. Or however that's spelt. The white soletaken bear was just a nameless dick who got cocky.


Would this be the bear that he killed in DeadHouse Gates? When himself, Leoman, Herobic, and Felisin are in the desert, they come accross seven dead natives.
Karsa sets out and kills the bear, noting that it was a large white plains bear, similar to ones he had fought before. It not for being in the desert rather than tree plains, he felt that for a moment it was like being home again.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:29 PM

Yeah, that's the fucker.
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 12:56 PM

Deadhouse Gates said:

"A bear with white fur," the Toblakai rumbled. "For a moment, I dreamed I had returned to my home in Laederon. Nethaur, we call such beasts. But we fought on sand and rock, not snow and ice. I have brought its skin and its head and its claws, for the beast was twice as large as any I'd seen before."


There ya go... it was a soletaken, but not Messremb (who had brown fur)
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Posted 05 August 2008 - 07:06 PM

When I read the title I thought you meant Karsa had a cloak that shapeshifted into an animal, and I was trying to figure out how I missed that in HoC...
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Posted 06 August 2008 - 12:12 AM

Salt-Man Z;364955 said:

Really? Hunh.

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Posted 05 October 2008 - 12:14 AM

Not Messremb, he died in Deadhouse Gates. It was a white soletaken bear. Probably the one who fought Gryllen when Felisin and her gang met the "fat man" in the desert.
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Posted 08 May 2016 - 05:46 PM

No the one in the desert that was trying to get past Kulps wards was actually Messremb I think, and they are scared of him when the real threat was in there with them as Kulp found out - but Messremb died in Tremelor. This one on Karsa's shoulders is the one he went off to seek and kill when with Heboric Felisin in that abandoned city and I can't see any answers anywhere as to what it's name is. there are some bonecasters whose soletaken form is a bear?
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Posted 09 May 2016 - 07:06 PM

 MassiveG, on 08 May 2016 - 05:46 PM, said:

... there are some bonecasters whose soletaken form is a bear?


Not sure whether any Imass Bonecaster seen as of HoC has that form, but the soletaken Karsa was hunting wasn't a Bonecaster.
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