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Norse legendary mortal

Also known as ASKR

The first couple, made from dead trees

ASK and EMBLA were two uprooted trees lying on a seashore. ASK was an ash and EMBLA was an elm.

Along came ODIN, VILI and VE, sauntering around on an inspection tour and checking up on the world they’d recently created.

"Hey," said ODIN, "look at these, we could make them into moving thingies."

"What, like us?" asked VILI.

"Vaguely similar," said ODIN. "Anyway I’m going to bring them back to a life without roots."

"In that case," said VILI, "I will give them the ability to think, and be emotional."

"Well," said VE, "I’ll chip in with motion, sight and hearing." And it was done. The two trees walked off hand in twig, the very first man and woman. (Yes, they were given sex as well). This is why we have family trees.


Name : ASK
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ASKR
Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : legendary mortal

In charge of : Unknown at present
God of :

Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Popularity index : 24283

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Article last updated on 10 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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