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December 01, 2005

Skeksis by any other name

This guide to the language of the Skeksis should come in handy for anyone working on their tenure track application.

"'...around the circle, while the chorus of slaves chanted quietly, each Skeksis intoned the same phrase, which then all repeated, in a rite consigning their Emperor's soul, which had never existed, to the protection of a higher being, in which none of them could have tolerated belief...'"
"Kekkon, Kekkon, Yazakaide, Kasdaw."
"Hokkvatta, skaun Skerron."
"Kekkon, Kekkon, Yazakaide, Akura, Teedkhug!"
"Haakhaon!"

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 1, 2005 08:25 AM

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