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Old 09 Jun 2007, 06:28   #1 (permalink)
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What is the Tau name for the ruinous powers of Chaos? I guess, foundational to this question, is another: what is the Tau understanding of Chaos? Do they just see Chaos as being an affliction of the humans - "mont'gue'la"? Do they perceive it as a taint?
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 08:04   #2 (permalink)
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In Firewarrior Kais referres to Chaos as Mont'au, or the terror of the Tau past before the Etherials came, this kind of cultural horror that Kais assosiates with Chaos. I would assume Tau would generally use that references as well.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 08:53   #3 (permalink)
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I think I've also seen gue'mont used somewhere, but I'm not sure.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 08:58   #4 (permalink)
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They call them Gue'vesa the same as any other human, they really don't think that chaos is any different.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 14:01   #5 (permalink)
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I'm with Vash113 ,I've never read any other description for Chaos.
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They call them Gue'vesa the same as any other human, they really don't think that chaos is any different.
They are never called Gue'vesa , that is reserved for humans that serve the Tau Empire . Tau may use Gue'la to refer to any human warrior and may add a higher rank when speaking about or to officers but thats it.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 14:38   #6 (permalink)
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I would go with Mont'au; sounds appropriate. As far if we see Chaos differently than the rest of the species, I don't know.

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