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Heck, I haven’t even read my class section. Do I still speak Lawful Good?

Heck, I haven’t even read my class section. Do I still speak Lawful Good? published on 1 Comment on Heck, I haven’t even read my class section. Do I still speak Lawful Good?

Paladins used to speak the language of their alignment. I was never sure what that meant, but I dig it as world building. I also like the idea that Reynauldo hasn’t played this game since AD&D.

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The alignment language was, as far as I learned from the Grognards, something akin to the lingua franka of the blocks – order and chaos way back then. Akin to how the whole of Europe (excluding peasants, women etc.) spoke Latin for a few centuries, regardless of their native tongue.

There was assumed that everyone on the side of order spoke one common language, and everyone on the side of chaos spoke one, too. I wonder how that would work for modern nine-fold alignments. Four languages( Order, chaos, good and evil? What about true neutrals? Would they speak all or neither?

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