From: "Roy C. Lackey"
Subject: Re: (urth) reflected light Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 15:01:18 -0600 Marc Aramini wrote: >>Anyway, perhaps when Silk grabs the ball, the whorl slows down from FTL or light speed and then enters the normal time stream - perhaps his re-entry into the universe causes the brain abnormality or heightened consciousness that allows Silk a communion with the Outsider - he has re-entered time - perhaps Pas planned it so that when the ship slowed down that a cloned embryo would respond by being enlightened and unconsciously rise to power and enact the Exodus that had been foretold.<< It seems to me that this a case of the tail wagging the dog. Pas, rather Typhon, *planned* Silk's enlightenment? Typhon, Urth's baddest bad boy, had a heart-to-heart with the Outsider and arranged for the Outsider to enlighten a future clone of himself? And the Outsider went along with it? Then Typhon had a religious relapse and went back to being the beloved self that Sev knew and killed? -Roy --