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Episode 61 - Ran, Goddess of the Deeps

July 1st, 2019

Episode 61 – Ran Goddess of the Deeps

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

Wave sound effect: https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/462595/

 

Opening Poem: The Harp Song of the Dane Women, Rudyard Kipling https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47691/harp-song-of-the-dane-women

References to Ran are in brief: the Sonatorrek, three times in the Poetic/Prose Edda, and once in the Volsung Saga. There’s not much historical information to go on to help you build your relationship with her.

House Greyjoy: From Game of Thrones, a Minor Northern House of pirates living on a spit of barren islands with the motto ‘We Do Not Sow’ https://awoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/House_Greyjoy

Neptune/ Poseidon https://mythology.net/greek/greek-gods/poseidon/ https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/gods/neptune/ and his temple in Rome https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_Neptune_(Rome)

Freud: conscious, subconscious and unconscious https://www.verywellmind.com/the-conscious-and-unconscious-mind-2795946

No Man is an Island: John Donne https://web.cs.dal.ca/~johnston/poetry/island.html

Bioluminescence https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/fish/bioluminescence and red critters in the deep dark: https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/red-color.html

“He’s fallen in the water!” Little Jim, minor character in The Goon Show http://www.thegoonshow.net/characters.asp

“And as far as I know, after 400 years, I am the oldest living vampire” Antonio Bandera’s character Armand in Interview with a Vampire (1994) https://www.moviequotes.com/s-movie/interview-with-the-vampire/

Closing prayer: http://www.northernpaganism.org/shrines/ninesisters/ran/seawalker-ran.html

 

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