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yuh uh, artist said it was before she got preggers
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Story I heard is that Easter used to be the holy day of Eostre, a Germanic/Anglo-Saxon goddess of fertility and birth. Her sacred animals were the lapwing and the hare, and due to the fact that her holy month was also the breeding season for both animals, and the vague similarity between the lapwing's ground-based nest and the hare's "scrape" (a dug-out ground-level resting place), there was a pagan belief that hares laid eggs - which is an easy belief when you think of some of the weird ideas that historical people actually had about where creatures came from.
But then again, a source I just read claims that Eostre is in fact a neo-pagan myth and in all likelihood, Easter was a conflation of the Council of Nicea setting the official date of Jesus' resurrection as being the Sunday following the first full moon after March 21, the association between hares and Spring (hares become most visible during March for their mating season, so they became an obvious signal that Spring is here and Easter will soon be here), and a Christian custom of boiling & eating stockpiled eggs before the start of the Lent fasting period, as eggs, milk and butter were taboo foods during the fast.
Since I first read the former bit of lore in a Dragon Magazine article creating Pagan Germanic deities for AD&D, go with whichever answer you prefer.
The funner way, in my opinion, of thinking about it is to accept that a lot of traditions stopped making sense long ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJAxRVeKnTE#t=01m18s
What's the source for these three lovelies?
Is there more of these?
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They were gifts from a special artist friend who liked the character. Freebies because they enjoyed the premise and my character (and the characters of two of my friends)
soooo… not currently. Possibly in the future. We'll see where the wind blows but I don't expect it. These were /gifts/, and no money was exchanged for them, so probably not! Lightning doesn't strike the same place all the time, ya know.