Talk:Umnian Golems

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The Umnian Golems aren't made of gold.

"-although it turns out that the word in context doesn't mean golden at all. There are more than twenty things it can mean, but in this case taken in conjunction with the rest of the paragraph it means thousands"

P.381-2 Corgi PB

Their worth is based on the amount of work they represent not their weight in gold.

--Attercop 20:11, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

That was my thought a while ago; then I forgot about it. --Old Dickens 22:30, 10 July 2008 (UTC)
It's sort of the Point of the Book, basing the currency on something of fixed value, I think?--Attercop 22:41, 10 July 2008 (UTC)