LNH20: Replacement characters

Lalo Martins lalo.martins at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 22:11:21 PDT 2012

quoth Adrian J. McClure as of Wed, 20 Jun 2012 21:26:41 +0000:
> 1. Googlemesh. So obviously, we need a mythological hero, someone who
> could serve as the bridge between the Ancient Legion and the present.
> And it would be best if it were someone who, like Gilgamesh, was non-
> western.
> We could just have a character who's a different parody of Gilgamesh,
> but I'd like to go for someone more out of the way. How about Arjuna?
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arjuna) Because he fills the niche of both
> mythological hero *and* archer-hero. I would need to read up on the
> Mahabharata and the ways it's read and it's role in the various cultures
> it's a foundational part of. (Not just India, but all over Southeast
> Asia.) But I do know there've been a lot of adaptations and alternate
> interpretations over the years, so a version who occasionally uses
> gimmick arrows wouldn't be too out of place.

Actually, I'd suggest here Sun Wukong. The only downside being he's a bit 
too obvious/perfect a fit for the LNH.

-- Lalo “monkey business” Martins

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