From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Subject: RE: (urth) The Ascian's Shadow Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2002 09:47:02 -0700 Matthew, you wrote: > As an allusion to the shadow of the torturer it seems inapt or perhaps > ironic: the Ascians seem to have no lack of tortuers despite the > "perfection" of the rule of the Group of Seventeen. Correct ... as far as it goes. But _the_ shadow of _the_ torturer (not _some_ shadow of _some_ torturer) does not fall upon them; they are not touched by the salvation Severian is to bring. So much for universalism. --Blattid --