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Wyke Mossari
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Posted - 2011.01.18 12:51:00 - [1]
 

We've done a lot of investigation (1) & (2) into the Sleeper aspect of Anoikis and I think made some good progress, but I feel it is time take a step back and start looking at it from another side.

The Talocan

Tlalo(can)
from ancient Nahuatl, meaning "place of Tlaloc".
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Tlalocan is the first level of the "upper worlds", or 'heavens' in the language of ancient Nahuatl-speaking peoples of central america e.g. The Aztecs.

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Tlalocan is described in several Aztec codices as a paradise.

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As a destination in the Afterlife, the levels of heaven were reserved mostly for those who had died violent deaths,

Speculation: Perhaps pods that can captured Informorphs but for a civilisation without cloning.
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(Access) a whirlpool "the water was whirling there and it too took me in and down into the darkness around and around"


Whirlpools are metaphorically similar to Wormholes.

Originally by: "Tari Redhel"

Taking the hint at face value suggests that 'Talocan' is composed of two words or word-fragments: 'Talo can' or '<??>talo can<??>' or similar.

A quick google search reveals that 'talo' means Hall in Finnish. 'C' doesnt exist in Finnish, but assuming it is pronounced as 'k', 'kansa' means people in Finnish.
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Alana Kel
Posted - 2011.01.18 13:13:00 - [2]
 

Edited by: Alana Kel on 18/01/2011 13:13:53
Tlaloc

Funny thing? As a God, Tlaloc demanded child sacrifices.

The Blood Raiders, at one time, were known for the same thing.

Wasn't there a news item about Blood Raiders seeing signs of the "end times" in pictures from W-space? Something about a red nebula, if I recall correctly...


 

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