From: "Don Doggett"
Subject: Re: (urth) Blue as Ushas - red star Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 22:58:36 -0800 Chris wrote: > Unfortunately I think your red star is another red herring. Silk did see > this star at least once, in the enlightenment given him by the Outsider, > along with a lot of other knowledge of history, etc. One can easily argue > that Silk's enlightenment is false or partially mistaken (certainly Crane > would agree). But to attack that is to attack a lot of other things, some of > which are integral to all of our understanding of the novels. > I don't recall this but I believe you. However, seeing the red star during his enlightenment on the Whorl is far from the same as seeing it in person from the ground on Blue. Don --