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7-20-2011 @ 7:42PM
7 seems to be a popular number of kingdoms, wow, A song of ice and fire, LOTR(depending on how you count)
7-20-2011 @ 7:57PM
It might be more that there's long been mystical qualities attached to the number seven, so it tends to come up a lot in fantasy literature - seventh son of a seventh son, seventh seal, and so forth.Also: interesting article; thank you, Mr. Rossi. Humans often get overlooked in fantasy literature because, well, we all know what they're like. ^_^ So it's good to see them getting some attention.
7-21-2011 @ 12:44AM
Seven is also a prime number; you'll note that other primes are also common in fantasy.Three rings for the elven kings under the skySeven for the dwarf lords in their halls of stoneNine for mortal men doomed to dieOne for the dark lord on his dark throneIn the land of Mordor where the shadows lie.(Nine, being three threes - a trinity of trinities, the square of the lowest prime number, is also popular). As is thirteen.
7-21-2011 @ 1:48AM
Not Six! Seven! Seven's the key number! Think about it. 7-11. Seven Dwarves. 7, man, that's the number. Seven chipmunks, twirling on a branch, eating sunflower on my uncle's ranch.
7-21-2011 @ 11:15AM
Biblically speaking, 7 is a number which is used to symbolize fullness or completion.
7-27-2011 @ 4:08PM
Last I checked 1 is the lowest prime, if it can be considered a prime. Failing that, I'd definitely say that 2 is the lowest prime. However, I do appreciate the number 3 as it is the counting of the holy hand grenade of antioch.
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