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Kensho hit by bolas

Kensho hit by bolas

The bola was a throwing weapon of varying design made of weights on the ends of interconnected cords.

The urRu used bolas as divinatory objects, made by twining uncut threads into a trifurcated knot resembling the symbol for the Great Conjunction.[1]

Bolas were the tool of choice of Drenchen hunters, alongside the spear.[2]

After the Garthim War, some Podling villages developed the practice of using a single weighted design to dispatch Crystal Bats, thus preventing Garthim raids.[3]

A three-weighted variant was adopted during the Age of Power by the Royal Guard.[4]

References[]

  1. Froud, B., (2003) The World of the Dark Crystal. Pavilion Books. p. 54. ISBN 1-86205-624-2
  2. Lee, J.M (2020), Songs of the Seven Gelfling Clans, Penguin Young Readers Licenses, pp. 210-213, ISBN 0593095596
  3. Smith, A. C. H., & Odell, D. (1982). The Dark Crystal. Holt, Rinehart and Winston . ISBN 0030624363
  4. Spurrier, S. & Kennedy Johnson, P., The Power of the Dark Crystal, #7, Archaia, USA, September 2017
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