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From: matthew.malthouse@guardian.co.uk
Subject: Re: (urth) Lilith
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 15:22:03 +0100

On 22/05/2001 18:24:16 Roy C. Lackey wrote:

>On another tack, has anyone else wondered exactly what Wolfe intended with
>the last six words of the story: "a mountain ram winded its horns."? Even if
>Wolfe hadn't been raised in Texas, much less been a former Aggie, he has to
>know that no animal blows a horn, much less its own.

The blowing of rams horns brought down the walls of Jherico.

So I read that as calamity ensues.  And seeing as how the ram's blowing his own
the next universe along is a right hum dinger...

But being as this *is* Wolfe that's probably too simple.


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

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