General information about roleplay and the Gorean city of Varn.
CASTE of MERCHANTS: ~ Containing literally hundreds of sub-castes this group is a very large caste. Members of this caste deal with selling and trading of merchandise for a profit. For as many products as there are that are to be sold there are about that many sub castes.
CASTE of SLAVERS: ~ This caste deals with the buying and selling of human merchandise. It is a sub caste of the Merchants.
CASTE of MONEY LENDERS: ~ This caste is composed of the bankers of Gor. The members of this caste are those who trade and speculate with money for profit. The only product they handle is money.
CASTE of BAKERS: ~ This caste consists of hundreds of sub castes. Generally they are members who prepare vegetarian food or sa-tarna in its many forms.
CASTE of BUTCHERS:~ This caste and its many sub-castes concern themselves with the acquisition and preparation of sa-tassna, all forms of edible Gorean meat. In conjunction with the Caste of Bakers, this caste and its many sub castes are responsible for maintaining the majority of the Gorean industries involved with food service.
CASTE of WINE MAKERS: ~ The professional production of most fruit based Gorean alcohol is under the auspices of this caste.
CASTE of BREWERS: ~ takes care of the production of the grain based alcohols.
CASTE of SAILORS:~ There are several dozen sub-castes in this group. Each sub caste has its own specialty. An example would be the BARGEMENwho steer river barges on the freshwater waterways of Gor.
CASTE of FISHERMEN: ~ This caste is a sub caste of the caste of Sailors. They harvest the differing varieties of Gorean fishes and sea life for human consumption. Some sub castes under this would include:
CASTE of ARTISANS:~ This caste is extremely broad. It includes many hundreds of sub castes. Any production of hand-made goods for any use, is considered to be a work of art.
CASTE of ROPE MAKERS: ~ Sub caste of Artisans that produces rope, binding fiber, thread and cordage of all types.
CASTE of LEATHER WORKERS: ~ Sub caste of the Artisan Caste, deals with the fabrication of various leather goods from animal hides of all kinds.
CASTE of POT MAKERS: ~ This caste is a sub caste of the Caste of Artisans. They produce vessels used to contain substances of all kinds.
CASTE of SADDLE MAKERS: ~ This skilled craftsperson makes saddles for any of the beast of burden in Gor and not limited to tarns or thalarions.
CASTE of METAL WORKERS: ~ A sub caste of Artisans they are concerned with the production of most metal items made on Gor. Some of the sub castes under this one would include:
ARMORERS, and those that work with blacksmithing or farrier work repairing wagon wheels and shoeing Gorean draft and riding animals.
CASTE of CLOTH WORKERS: ~ Another large and expansive caste, this group contains many sub castes. They are concerned with the professional production of woven cloth for use by the people of Gor.
CASTE of RUG MAKERS: ~ This group is a sub caste of the Caste of Cloth Workers. They produce woven rugs for general use. Members of this caste see themselves as independent from the Caste of Cloth Workers.
CASTE of WEAVERS: ~ Sub caste of the Rug Makers. Concerned with the professional production of textiles for the textile industry.
CASTE of CARDERS: ~ Sub caste of the caste of Weavers. They produce woven cloth for the textile industry.
CASTE of DRYERS: ~ This sub caste of Weavers deals with the staining and coloring of cloth for the textile industry.
CASTE of CLOTHIERS: ~ Another sub caste of the Caste of Weavers, they produce articles of clothing for the Gorean people.
CASTE of DRESS MAKERS:~ Sub caste of Weavers which makes feminine clothing.
CASTE of TORTURERS: ~ Found only among the Wagon People of the far south they are considered to be a sub caste of the caste of Artisans. An assumption may be made that those of the Wagon Peoples consider the application of Torture as an art form.