FANTASY PHOTOGRAPHY: Versus the Scorpionman


Scorpionmen are creatures of chaos in the role-play game RuneQuest. Interestingly enough, they are described exactly as one is depicted here, in the ancient Sumerian legend The Epic of Gilgamesh, which is a nice and short book which I would recommend to anyone interested in legends. It includes a tale of a time when there were still hunter-gatherers living near cities in Mespotamia, and a version of the tale of Noah and The Flood, which, though written 1700 years before the Old Testament, is the same in every detail bar the names.


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