To keep the record of the past, here are the sources of phobias and insanities buried in the forums:
(So, if you haven't used these for inspirations, check them to see if anything is missing.) Go to Comment
I cant believe how rapidly I'm changing my mind on this piece. This is a great list! One question, did you copy paste this list from a single source, or culled it from various sources? I am merely curious. Go to Comment
I find this to be interesting in its own way, but honestly can't give it a good vote. It seem incomplete, and jumps around slightly in spots...And yes, I'm sure the religious bashing had /something/ to do with it. Remember, however, some of the best mathematicians in Europe were firmly and devoutly religious. It was their belief that in fact drove them to discover some of the things that they did. Go to Comment
The Akhal-Teke is a real horse breed that develops a metallic golden coat. A more fantastic version could have a coat the color of pure gold, or silver making the horse appear to be made of the precious metal.