FIND in
<--prev V8 next-->

From: C R Culver <CRCulver@AOL.COM>
Subject: Re:  (urth) Jonas & Hethor
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 15:33:35 EST

[Posted from URTH, a mailing list about Gene Wolfe's New Sun and other works]

Mantis said:

>Is there such a thing as "simple unconnected
coincidence" within the elaborate labyrinth of a Wolfe fiction?<

No, that's also why I think Jonas speaks Korean, because Korea was mentioned
in the following chapters.

>Is it understood that Hethor's real name is "a much older one, that
hardly anyone has heard of now"<

The first time I read that, I thought his original name was Hector. I hope I'm
not the only one...

>Re: the Shepherd of Jonas.  Rather than argue, let me turn the tables
and praise you for your brilliant conceit: yes, of =course= the
stricken man-on-the-ground was a =soldier= . . . hence =Miles=!<

Speaking of the relationship between Jonas and Miles opens up another can of
worms. I'll post something soon about my hypotheses and sit back whilst you
all laugh them off the face of the Urth...err, Earth.

Christopher R. Culver <crculver@aol.com>

*More Wolfe info & archive of this list at http://www.urth.net/urth/

<--prev V8 next-->