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Tystefy
Tystefy
Posts: 515

6/6/2021
So... The Creditor is [spoiler] the moon? Like, the ACTUAL MOON in the sky? All I can imagine is the Bazaar- with the Masters in tow- first approaching the Earth all those millennium ago only to find they need to pay a toll to the moon in order to land. Ha! [/spoiler]

I shouldn't be surprised, yet somehow Fallen London has found another way to make me feel awe.

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PSGarak
PSGarak
Posts: 1471

6/7/2021
When you examine the chunk of itself that the Creditor mailed to the Bazaar to remind (inform) her of the debt, you do some experiments on its nature. Those experiments suggest an affinity or connection with the moon. The various NPCs seem to have apprehended this better than most players (including myself).

To my understanding: The Creditor was separated from the Moon when the Neath was formed. Recall that, in the real world (not the game universe), one theory of the Moon's formation was that a big-huge meteor (Mars-sized?) hit the Earth and the moon was ejected from the impact. This can plausibly be aligned with a story of how the Neath was created. Perhaps the Moon is the chunk of the Earth that was dug out to form the Neath.

The Creditor is definitely not the Neath entire. Its extent might be large, but is still finite. The part of it that sat in the Place of Judgement underneath the Evenlode might actually be roughly breadbox-sized, judging by the size of the throne.

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NotaWalrus
NotaWalrus
Posts: 462

6/6/2021
If Furnace's jokes can be taken at face value (which they probably can, because there are independent hints to it), then the Creditor is the Moon's sibling, whatever that means.

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Alexander Feld
Alexander Feld
Posts: 421

6/6/2021
I'm pretty sure the Creditor is just a sibling to the Moon. What I am less clear on is the size of the Creditor itself. We know it is a sentient patch of land-- but it just the Upper River area? The entire Neath? The Earth itself?

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Alexander Feld, the mad, damned, lord of seekers.
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NotaWalrus
NotaWalrus
Posts: 462

6/7/2021
Alexander Feld wrote:
I'm pretty sure the Creditor is just a sibling to the Moon. What I am less clear on is the size of the Creditor itself. We know it is a sentient patch of land-- but it just the Upper River area? The entire Neath? The Earth itself?

It appears to be a patch of land west of London stretching roughly from Evenlonde to Hell.

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Snort
Snort
Posts: 479

6/7/2021
NotaWalrus wrote:
Alexander Feld wrote:
I'm pretty sure the Creditor is just a sibling to the Moon. What I am less clear on is the size of the Creditor itself. We know it is a sentient patch of land-- but it just the Upper River area? The entire Neath? The Earth itself?

It appears to be a patch of land west of London stretching roughly from Evenlonde to Hell.



Yes, but is it bigger than a breadbox? smile

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