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Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 15:05:11 -0400 (EDT)
From: Michael Straight 
Subject: Re: (urth) Some Scattered Thoughts: some short, one very long.

On Mon, 15 Jul 2002, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:

> In tBotSS, we have to add the nature and interrelationships between 
> Silk, Horn, "the Narrator," Pig, Babbie, and Pas; Scylla-in-Oreb; the 
> nature of inhumi intelligence and personality; astral travel by 
> inhumu; and possibly some understanding of what and where the 
> Neighbors are. 

Also, maybe the closest parallel to Horn's situation, dead Fava's spirit
somehow still wandering around in Mora's dreams and enabling them both to
posess Vadsig.

> 1. "Soul" and/or "spirit" may or may not be the same thing, but they 
> are clearly NOT the same as "brain data" about memory and personality -- the
> latter being what is transferred to Mainframe or in the 
> mechanism of the alzabo. (An extraordinarily important piece of 
> evidence here is Pig's ability to "see" Mucor even though he can't 
> synch with Mainframe.)

How so?  I assumed that Pig could see Mucor for the same reason that Auk
couldn't see Tartaros.  (i.e. Mucor stimulates the vision centers of Pig's
brain in the same way that Tartaros can't).



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