Klingon death ritual

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Klingon death ritual
Klingon death ritual (DSC 01)

Klingon death ritual (DSC 01)
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The Klingon death ritual was rarely seen by Humans prior to 2364. During the rite, a fallen warrior's eyes were opened, to allow their soul to escape the body, and the other warriors present would howl loudly, announcing that a warrior was en route to the afterlife. Though many Klingons viewed the body as an empty shell to simply be disposed of at that point,[1] some sects had rituals that involved entombing the bodies of fallen warriors in sarcophagi.[2]

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