[tlhIngan Hol] Maltz about castles

John R. Harness cartweel at gmail.com
Tue Jan 2 10:50:25 PST 2018

--"Isn’t that inconsistent with the TNG episode “Heart of Glory"..."

Again, the rituals around death have already been shown to be
inconsistently depicted (see "ak'voh," the practice of guarding a body over
night so that the spirit might leave it in peace -- also performed by
Worf). So who knows.

Also, did you know that the Taj Mahal is flanked by two identical,
mirroring mosques that just aren't shown in most pictures? (reference:
http://www.blankinship-web.com/sabbatical01/India/Taj_Mahal/taj-1.jpg). I
just think that's cool.


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On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 12:44 PM, <kechpaja at comcast.net> wrote:

> > On Jan 2, 2018, at 13:29, Lieven <levinius at gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> > Note:
> > Don't continue reading if you don't want SPOILERS on Discovery.
> >
> >> Am 02.01.2018 um 17:50 schrieb SuStel:
> >> That is, not all Klingons, past and present, necessarily consider a
> corpse to be an useless, empty shell.
> >
> > I just rewatched episode 2 of Discovery, and indeed, T'kuvma explained
> why they recovered their dead warriors: He explains that when a warrior
> dies while sleeping, he is just flesh and bones, but a warrior who dies in
> battle deserves his final honorable treatment.
> Isn’t that inconsistent with the TNG episode “Heart of Glory”, in which
> the bodies of two Klingons who “died well” (in a battle with the Worf) are
> referred to as simply empty shells? IIRC (the Wikipedia article doesn’t
> seem to discuss this) the Enterprise crew are told by the Klingon commander
> to simply dispose of the bodies by the most efficient means possible.
>  - SapIr
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