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From: Peter Westlake <peter@harlequin.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (urth) More Infrequently Asked Questions
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 11:34:48 +0000

At 22:46 1999-12-29 -0500, Talarican wrote:

... some excellent questions, and not the usual ones either ...

>III: XXVI When Sev and Typhon arrive in the cavern behind the eyes of Mount
>Typhon, Sev asked how they rose the mountaintop after seeming to fall DOWN a
>steep descent in that floating luge or rollercoaster conveyance. Typhon
>replied "Why should gravity serve Urth, when it can serve Typhon?..." Did
>the old empire master antigravity? Could that have been one of its sins,
>antigravity being an "unnatural act", so to speak, like FTL?

They must surely have learned to direct gravity at will, or been able
to fake it convincingly. There would be plenty of room for machinery
in the mountain, too.

I don't think it should be seen as a sin, since the flyers aren't.

Spectacled Bear.

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