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  • Saipjas
    replied to Is Usurpation the right term still in 3e?
    Interesting! But it does raise some questions about the Second Deliberative. All of Creation was not under their control, how much wasn’t? Was it substantive enough for it there to have been settlers who sought away from the from the Deliberative? Did they create competing states? Was the threat posed by the Solars such that the powers that led the Usurpation sought foreign intervention?

    Sorry for all the follow-on questions. It’s just an interesting thing to discuss for me because creates implications about the setting thematics....
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  • Saipjas
    replied to Is Usurpation the right term still in 3e?
    Absolutely: the Lunars especially I could see defining it that way, but even then, the fact that Creation was not ruled wholly be the Second Deliberative and that the celestial exalts (solars especially) did not rule through what amounts to be Divine Right does seem to change the context imo even further away from a use of Usurpation....
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    Is Usurpation the right term still in 3e?

    Disclaimer: This is designed to promote a discussion and any assertions made are just my opinion not objective reality.

    One of the more interesting (to me) lore bits that was dropped by the devs have been changes in presentation of the First Age. In particular, the idea that there was not a unified state as depicted in previous editions.

    In particular it is no longer the Solar Deliberative (which was ruled by solars through what amounted to Divine Right over all of Creation) but instead the Second Deliberative (where Solars has outsized influence but no longer ruled...
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