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From: Jim Jordan <jbjordan@gnt.net>
Subject: Re: (urth) Sev: Satisfactory Conciliator?
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 00:45:48 

At 08:35 PM 11/23/99 -0800, you wrote:
>With regard to the question of how satisfactory Sev's
>career in the Age of the Monarch is as the basis for
>the legend of the Conciliator: one mustn't forget
>Canog's role as propagandist. His BOTNS, based on
>Sev's account of the future given in prison, might be
>a very skilful work of prophetic literature--as
>persuasive as the Gospels have been, perhaps. By this
>means, a few random miracles could acquire great
>resonance--a comment by Wolfe on the power of the
>written word, which records, and supersedes by
>outlasting, mere actions.

Good thought. Probably more analogous to the prophets, however, than to the


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