Date: Wed, 15 May 2002 00:04:39 -0400 From: "Kevin J. Maroney"
Subject: Re: (urth) Base 9 on the Whorl? At 10:22 AM 5/14/02, Michael Straight wrote: >I think this has been pretty well refuted, but oh, how I wish it were >true. I really believed it for a minute. It seemed like such a Wolfean >idea, him being an engineer and all, and the idea of it being subtly woven >into all the books as an easter egg is fabulous, and it seems like the >sort of thing Pas would do. Wolfe is enough of an engineer that he dislikes hugely impractical ideas. Pas might want to impose base 9 on the inhabitants of the Whorl, but Gene Wolfe wouldn't let him. :-) -- Kevin J. Maroney | firstname.lastname@example.org | Games are my entire waking life --