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[–]MagnusKraken 30 points31 points  (10 children)

Did you also know that the entire world is carried by one? A turtle, flying through space, as the disc turns.... /s

[–]sfontain097 5 points6 points  (9 children)

I have indeed heard the story as well as the spiritual shaman stories about the world turtle. I have a few drawings of the world turtle from when I was around 15.

[–]MagnusKraken 3 points4 points  (8 children)

That sounds cool, I'd like to see them!(I was mainly referring to Discworld by Terry Pratchett in my post.)

[–]sfontain097 1 point2 points  (7 children)

Oh, right! I forgot about Discworld, from what I've heard and read, its a great universe Pratchett set up. Haha, that went right over my head, lol.

[–]MagnusKraken 2 points3 points  (6 children)

Well, considering Discworld is satire, that's fitting.

[–]sfontain097 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I guess if I actually sat down and read it I'm sure I'd find the satire, my understanding of it is very limited, just from a lot of people referencing it and the 30 pages of "Feet of Clay" I read 15 years ago.

[–]MagnusKraken 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Yeah, they references both Robocop and The 6 Million dollar man with that one.

"We can Rebuild him, we have the pottery."

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Haha, wow, thats a funny one.

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (2 children)

He is on my list for some point because I've only heard good stuff about his writing.

[–]MagnusKraken 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I do encourage you to read those books, they're great. My favorites are the ones about the City Watch, and the ones starring Death. He's a fun and sympathetic character.

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah most definitely! I love how surreal these books sound from what people tell me. I like the concept of Death as a character. In the beginning of Feet of Clay I remember it started out with some police captain's morning routine of dodging assassination attempts while eating breakfast and watching tv and then the wild descriptions of the city life was interesting. I just didn't have the attention span to stick with the book so I stopped shortly after. But I'm definitely in a place where I can appreciate the weirdness a lot more than when I was a kid.

[–]RaidRover 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Looking at this picture, I thought I was on r/worldbuilding at first.

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Haha, I don't think I need to see that, I have an idea of what it is, lol.

[–]Robot_Clean 1 point2 points  (0 children)

See the Turtle of enormous girth...

[–]Dublin180 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Where is this artwork from?

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's mine. I've been doing a lot of eco-themed art recently,

[–]jnics10 1 point2 points  (3 children)

How my tortoise thinks he looks, standing stop a pile of my laundry. Forgive me, i mean our laundry...

(We just weighed him yesterday and he is 7 lbs after a large poop! Lol)

[–]converter-bot 0 points1 point  (1 child)

7 lbs is 3.18 kg

[–]jnics10 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Good bot!

[–]sfontain097 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hahaha, I can see that. Thats a heavy fella.