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The Orc Deep Memory [see note] is the reconstructed memory of the last thing a human fighter saw, while in combat with orcs at the battle of Orc Deep. Using this "film", Glenda Sugarbean reveals that Orcs were used as weapons, driven into battle by men with whips. As Doctor Hix put it, "Well yes, of course. It's quite hard to get anything to run into a hail of arrows unless you give it some encouragement." It can be desribed as "very scary" for only a few seconds of film, as the Archchancellor swore, and even Hix said that he found it "extremely disconcerting." Nightmares? Oh, yes.

It appears only in Unseen Academicals.


The name is fairly arbitrary, it was never called that.