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Jan 23, 2014 – Okal Rel Quote

Jan 23, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote. Deductions by grammar.

Okal Rel science fiction books - deduction by grammar

Writer-daughter Jennifer Lott's 2013 Xmas gift to Lynda Williams was an Okal Rel quote of the day stack for 2014, featuring intriguing snapshots of the ORU adventure from all titles in the series: Saga, Legacies and online.

From saga novel Gathering Storm by Lynda Williams.

"Let me see," Perry speculated, decoding Sam's pronouns, "you're angry, in an infuriated way, and you are speaking of a Highlord." Perry paused for effect before reaching the inevitable conclusion: "Eler Nersal."

Jan 23, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote. Deductions by grammar.

Jan 23, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote. Perry deduces who Samanda is angry with using grammar clues, from Part 8: Gathering Storm.

Commentary

Gelack pronouns incorporate relative status in case and inflections, giving rise to all manner of grammar etiquette and, in this case, handles for deducing things about the "he" or "she" referred to. Gelack is the language spoken in the Sevolite side of the Okal Rel Universe, with the case and inflections being a Demish-influenced phenomenon.

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