It was during one of our meetings…
Traditionally, the first three gatherings of the new year are given over to a read through of the first three ritual dramas of the April Workshop.
Unlike some of our stories Lord of the Deep was based on a traditional text, the oldest written epic currently known to humankind.
Though ‘written’ may be stretching it…
Given that the cuneiform text is preserved in baked clay tablets, ‘chiselled’ would, perhaps be more accurate.
And this being the case, the text is not whole but fragmentary.
Roughly twenty percent of the neatly transcribed columns consist of lacunae.
But there is something else missing.
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