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'''Deep Ones''' are a species posited by Maester [[Theron]] in his ''[[Strange Stone]]''. Theron drew a connection between the [[black stone]] of the [[Seastone Chair]] and of the [[Hightower]]. Theron suggested they were created by the Deep Ones, a "queer, misshapen race of half men sired by creatures of the salt seas upon human women", according to Maester [[Yandel]]. Theron suggests they inspired the legend of [[merling]]s and that the sea creatures who fathered them inspired the religion of the [[Drowned God]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Oldtown}} The legends of [[Lorath]] claim that the Lorathi [[mazemakers]] were destroyed by creatures from the sea; it is unknown if there is a connection with Theron's Deep Ones.{{ref|TWOIAF| Lorath}}
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'''Deep Ones''' are a species posited by Maester [[Theron]] in his manuscript ''[[Strange Stone]]''. Theron drew a connection between the [[black stone]] of the [[Seastone Chair]] and of the [[Hightower]]. Theron suggested they were created by the Deep Ones, a "queer, misshapen race of half men sired by creatures of the salt seas upon human women", according to Maester [[Yandel]]. Theron suggests they inspired the legend of [[merling]]s and that the sea creatures who fathered them inspired the religion of the [[Drowned God]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Oldtown}} The legends of [[Lorath]] claim that the Lorathi [[mazemakers]] were destroyed by creatures from the sea; it is unknown if there is a connection with Theron's Deep Ones.{{ref|TWOIAF| Lorath}}
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==Behind the Scenes==
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The Deep Ones may be a reference by [[George R. R. Martin]] to ''[[w:The Shadow over Innsmouth|The Shadow over Innsmouth]]'' by [[w:H. P. Lovecraft|H. P. Lovecraft]].
  
 
==References and Notes==
 
==References and Notes==

Revision as of 02:11, 30 November 2014

Deep Ones are a species posited by Maester Theron in his manuscript Strange Stone. Theron drew a connection between the black stone of the Seastone Chair and of the Hightower. Theron suggested they were created by the Deep Ones, a "queer, misshapen race of half men sired by creatures of the salt seas upon human women", according to Maester Yandel. Theron suggests they inspired the legend of merlings and that the sea creatures who fathered them inspired the religion of the Drowned God.[1] The legends of Lorath claim that the Lorathi mazemakers were destroyed by creatures from the sea; it is unknown if there is a connection with Theron's Deep Ones.[2]

Behind the Scenes

The Deep Ones may be a reference by George R. R. Martin to The Shadow over Innsmouth by H. P. Lovecraft.

References and Notes