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From: "Tony Ellis" 
Subject: Re: (urth) 5HC: Shadow Children in the Lupiverse?
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 09:58:58 +0100

Michael Andre-Driussi wrote:
> I gather that Tony Ellis has no interest in including the notion that
> Sainte Anne/Sainte Croix (or one or the other) constitute Eden, or the
> origin point for human beings, such that the waves of "discoverers" from
> Earth are in reality returning to a dimly remembered ancestral home.
...
> As far as I can tell it originated with prion, Sean Whalen, in 1998:

And prion, very commendably, includes his own refutation of the idea. He
says that there are too many holes and that it requires adding too much to
the story, and I agree.

The dimly remembered ancestral home described in 5HC has a yellow sun and an
Earth name. And appears, in any case, to have been telepathically lifted by
the Shadow Children from the minds of passing starcrosser crews. And there's
no dim memory at all of people ever leaving St Anne - only of them arriving.

If there's any actual evidence in 5HC to back up this theory I'm genuinely
interested to hear it - but I can't think of any.


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