: In response to someone else's comment on Avatara
: I know that mages are not forced to be bad fighters by
: nature. But Alric is obviously more skilled then most
: warriors since he beats myrmidons (in Myth TFL) 1 on 1
: and hardly breaks a sweat.
Avatara/the Nine indeed excel in both knowledge and power, as befits their status of leaders. A bit like the qualities Greek heroes needed: not only did they have to excel in combat, but also in debate so as to avoid wars.