Thanks to our “anonymous” friend for this.
No one really remembers how it began. Studies of old transcripts seem to indicate that the sacred day was a vestigial remnant of long lost human culture, forgotten through the ages, and slowly replaced by the now characteristic pragmatism and cynic attitude of battle hardened human nomads. Survival in a brutal universe has taken its toll, and mercenaries have little use for sweet words and lofty ideals.
Small groups of the original earthlings, however, have preserved some of their old traditions (though they do not remember their origins), taking them along to whichever harsh world […] Read more