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Old 26 Mar 2005, 18:14   #1 (permalink)
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man it would suck to be a Tau they live for only 40 years!
by the time your out of school your only 20 years from death!
well i guess that school would be a lot shorter
also their year is about the same as ours so it wouldn't be that different!



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Old 26 Mar 2005, 19:15   #2 (permalink)
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I take it this is on their home world and don't they breed by occupation??

And if so isn't it possable that the life span can differ??
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 19:37   #3 (permalink)
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I imagine it has a lot to do with perspective. Every stage of a Tau's life is probably accelerated by the same factor. Shorter childhood, shorter education, shorter military career, etc.
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 19:45   #4 (permalink)
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i had kinda assumed that because Aun'shi guy or whatever is 40 and it says that old for a tau

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Old 26 Mar 2005, 20:05   #5 (permalink)
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I read it elsewhere, although i can't remember where. I believe it said a typical career as a Fire Caste (barring death) is 20-25 years.
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 21:14   #6 (permalink)
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thats a long time but then again the fire caste really doesn't have any other job do they?
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 21:24   #7 (permalink)
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thats a long time but then again the fire caste really doesn't have any other job do they?
Not really. Those that survive enter the more adminstrative side of the Empire, acting on the advisory councils that help the Ethereals set policy for the Empire. I assume that a number also go into education, training the next generation of the Fire Caste.
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 22:21   #8 (permalink)
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a side note from the tau life span but don't you think their should be more tau stuff i mean its fire warriors kroot battlesuits tanks thats it just seems like their would be more
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Old 26 Mar 2005, 23:24   #9 (permalink)
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I guess don't understand the question. More units in the army? We also have humans and drones. The Tau air-force falls firmly within the domain of the Air Caste.
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Old 27 Mar 2005, 00:53   #10 (permalink)
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i guess there life span would vary between caste to caste. i do think though that the range of life span would go soming like this, Shas, Fio, Kor, Por, and finaly the Aun.
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