From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) Two Silk questions Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 09:24:35 +0100 e ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Straight" To: > > > > It is extremely common in southern South America, especially Argentina. > > Yeah, but how common are destriers in South America? The real question is > how rare blonds were in the Commonwealth in Typhon's time. > They are common, Dorcas' extreme blondness is not remarked upon. I never really understood this point. Isn't there somewhere in the BOTNS where Severian says that it is known that each continent has a pattern for humanity, and that if people move from one land to another they will change to fit it? If so, how come there are European lloking people in South America (or for that matter, North America?) hartshorn --