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Do you care about my boat?

Discussion in 'Setting Development' started by Wreybies, Feb 16, 2017.

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Would you care about the size and form of the ship?

  1. Anything other than historically precise is garbage.

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  2. If you explained why well enough, I'd buy into it.

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  3. I don't know shit about boats. I wouldn't even have noticed.

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  4. I thought you said this story was erotica? I'm just skimming for the "good parts". ;)

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  1. jannert

    jannert Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    Can't it simply be a merchant ship of some kind? They are usually big and brawny and capable of long voyages.
     
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    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    She can certainly serve in a related capacity. There's logic (IMO) in the idea that as she and her fleet of ships make their way down the coast, selling their wares along the way before finally making their home port, that she would serve as cargo hold for the needful things she got in trade and sale.
     
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    jannert Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    I don't know if it matters to your story, but a wooden fishing vessel would be REALLY stinky. A merchant ship could smell like anything, really, depending on what they traded for. Spices?
     
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    Wreybies The Ops Pops Operations Manager Staff Contest Administrator Supporter Contributor

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    It would matter insomuch as the setting, yes. @big soft moose jokes about naughty goings-on below-decks, but a sunburned tumble amongst sacks of binnie seeds with their bright, citrus smell is certainly worth describing. :whistle: :bigwink:
     
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    jannert Contributing Member Supporter Contributor

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    ...well, old dead fish might add atmosphere as well...depending on how scaly (or slippery) they like it. Woo hoo!!!
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    Old dead fish is better than nothing.
     
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    Eee-Rot-ick-uh....
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