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Old Jan 14 2013, 09:41 PM   #22
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Default Re: meaning of the name 'The Heptite Guild'

Originally Posted by P'ter View Post
I 'assumed' that it refered to a seven-sided ring molecule, rather than the six-sided ones we tend to get on earth.
I was going to suggest that. Since Anne seemed to have a reason behind every name she seemed to have put out Fuerte translates into "Duty" - appropriate at the time. from one of the romantic languages. So it could have been a seven molecule carbon crystal lattice, instead of the six we get on Earth.
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