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Old Oct 19 2012, 01:58 PM   #6

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Default Re: meaning of the name 'The Heptite Guild'

Originally Posted by Cheryl View Post
It's clearly been way too long since I read the Crystal books, but were there perhaps 7 colors of crystal? Hmm, white, pink, blue, green, black. Was there yellow? Still one short even with yellow.

Were there 7 founders perhaps? I remember there was one main guy that discovered crystal and figured out how to mine it, but to make a guild you need multiple members.

At any rate, 'hept' would seem to refer to seven of something. The 'ite' ending I think is just to reference crystals as many mineral names end in 'ite.'

Oh, and welcome to MoM, Sniff!
Cheryl beat me to it - I was going to suggest '7 founders' + 'mineral-sounding ending'
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