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Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 19:55:09 -0500
From: Jeff Wilson 
Subject: Re: (urth) Christians and Christs: A new RPG?

>      From: 
>           James Jordan 

>          BTW, when Wolfe told me that he was thinking of Briah as a 
> previous universe, I took it at face value.

The transcript does not render your question clearly at all; what
exactly =did= you ask him, if you can recall at 11 years' remove? 

> I don't think it matters much, for I have not 
> been able to see that it is some kind of major interpretive clue -- except 
> that it does allow him to have a flood over the earth, which in our 
> universe would be problematic because of the promise to Noah. That aspect 
> of the narrative is "cleaner" if this a pre-Noah universe.

Is it possible to dodge the promise some other way? Was Urth ever
abandoned by humanity? Could the flood be local in nature, or due to
some other cause, perhaps Abaia? The flood lasts far too long to be due
to the White Fountain alone.

Jeff Wilson
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