This is a pretty minor point in Blackflame, but I've been having trouble coming to a decision on my own, so I thought I'd get your opinion: what do I call the level immediately above Underlord?
I'd originally intended to call them Overlords, as you'd expect, but I already have Overlords in Traveler's Gate. So in my notes I've been using the word "Highlord," but A) it doesn't sound quite as cool, and B) it looks very similar to Highgold.
So when I'm discussing a Highgold and a Highlord in the same sentence, it's easy to read those both as the same word and get confused.
What do you think? Should I go with Overlord and ignore the fact that I use the same term with a different meaning in Traveler's Gate? Should I go with Highlord and just try and write my way around the potential confusion? Or should I make up something else?
I can't promise I'll abide by the results of the poll, because I could always have a new idea, but I would like to hear your thoughts.
Of Killers and Kings Progress:
"The coffin lid slid to the ground."
these books are really complicated guys
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