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Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 10:33:35 -0600
From: James Jordan 
Subject: Re: (urth) "It's all right there in Chapter 1"

At 11:07 AM 1/31/2002, you wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
> > ...so Marc wrote; and I think that's a very important point. Looking at
> > BotNS and BotLS, both are written
> > in a somewhat holographic manner, with most of the "story" implied or 
> stated
> > baldly in the first chatper.
> > Why should SS be any different?
>SS is also holographic, but I don't think Horn talks about genetics
>because plants are the key.  Hybrids are the key.  Silk and Horn must be
>combined to get the benefits of hybrid vigor, but it won't last.
>Eventually (corn) Silk must return to being a pure strain in order to be

If plant-human hybrids are a theme of the book, then consider the ultimate 
plant-human hybrid: the Roman Catholic transsubstantiated bread and wine. 
And this does seem to figure in the books, doesn't it?



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