From: "Roy C. Lackey"
Subject: Re: (urth) redux on objections Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 14:25:53 -0600 Marc wrote: >>Here is one more thing that bugs me: has the Short Sun narrator been gone TWO YEARS or THREE YEARS? you can't get the same number in the text. Conjunction has happened. More time dilation? How long has Horn been gone?<< As I said before, three years, at the time of Blanko's war. (IGJ, 294) >>As I've said before, the moon (green) is in an oscillating, self correcting orbit around blue - it can always be seen in the sky. It was pulled from its decayed orbit by the new sun. Green orbits Blue in oscillation, sometimes close, sometimes far, but that has nothing to do with its orbital period.<< No, Green is _not_ always visible in Blue's sky. "Night had come already to the eastern sky, scattering the short suns of other whorls across its black velvet. Soon Green would rise, almost a second sun, yet baleful as a curse . . ." (Exodus, 383) -Roy --