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Old Jan 11 2014, 10:25 PM   #23
Angry Plecostomus
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Default Re: meaning of the name 'The Heptite Guild'

Originally Posted by ghost8772 View Post
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.
Silicon or other interesting crystal structure rather than carbon.

We have heptane on earth. Along with several other -tanes that make up gasoline (or petrol, if you must). Hydrocarbons are amazing things!
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