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From: adam louis stephanides <astephan@students.uiuc.edu>
Subject: (urth) 5th Head
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 15:40:40 


On Tue, 23 Jun 1998 Ranjit Bhatnagar wrote:

> Is there any hint in "V.R.T." of the folklore behind the
> Shadow Children in "A Story?"  I can't think of anyone in
> Marsch's interviews distinguishing more than two kinds of
> abos (Hill and Meadowmere) -- nor any mention of telepathic
> abilities, addiction to a particular plant, etc.  Maybe the
> author made 'em up entirely, inspired by the constellation.

But then where did the constellation's name come from? 

> Why was V.R.T. so sloppy in writing down memories of his own
> childhood on St. Anne in what was supposed to be Marsch's
> journal?

On p. 230 (Ace edition) V.R.T. says he now thinks nobody may be reading
his prison writings after all.  It's only after this that he writes about
his childhood on St. Anne.


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