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From:     James Perry <jperry@??.net>
Date:     Thu, 27 Jun 1996 10:10:10 -0500
Subject:  Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?
>Leroy Van Camp III wrote:
>>
>>     Elven ships are made from plants.  And there is mention in several
>> books about plants being used to keep an atmosphere fresh.  So, why don't
>> they make any mention of the relation?
>>     Or do they?  I have all the SJ stuff, but don't recall anything on
>> this.  Does anyone know if they have a reference?
>>     If there is no reference, has anyone else done something with this?  I
>
>	There is no reference to the elven ships being able
>to refresh their air envelopes because they are plants - at
>least as far as I can recall.
>
>	Part of this may be due to the fact that I interpreet
>the elven ships NOT to be plants.  Yes, the canon does state
>that these vessels are "organically grown", but that doesn't
>necessarily mean that they are plants per se.  I base this
>assumption on the fact that elven ships save as ceramic.  I
>can't recall the last time I saw a ceramic plant.
>	In my mind, the elven ships are closer to crystals
>than plants.  Crystal can be grown in specific shapes, much
>like plants.  Also, given the right conditions, crystals can
>keep on growing- thus needing to be trimmed as the canon
>says.

But, in the 2nd Monstrous Compendium for SJ, there is a plant, the Starfly
Plant, which the compendium states elven ships are grown from.  I assume
they use ceramic saving throws because there aren't tables for plants (not wood)

Ziggy



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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 07:44:39
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Ken Lipka    27 Jun 1996 12:15:03
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Eugene Shumu1insky    27 Jun 1996 14:50:03
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 15:07:11
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 15:10:10
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 19:51:05
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    27 Jun 1996 19:59:43
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Russ 'Argel' LeBar    27 Jun 1996 21:32:59
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    27 Jun 1996 22:27:37
Re: But Aren't They _Made_ From Plants?    Jeff Goodson    28 Jun 1996 05:13:07

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