Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 08:04:09 -0800 From: "Adam Stephanides"
Subject: Re: (urth) FLF: Quadrumvirate On Fri, 29 Nov 2002 00:22:39 -0600 "Roy C. Lackey" wrote: > There is a great deal of humor in FLF, as in > CASTLEVIEW, but what is to be > made of the last line of the book? [snip] I always took it for granted that the four would become the quadrumvirate of the prediction who, having improved themselves by merging with their past selves, would take power and overthrow the forces of Big Government who had destroyed Free's house, killed Free and set out to crush the dreams of the four. As you say, it can hardly be a coincidence that Madame Serpentina uses the same word both times; and the book as a whole seems to lead up to this conclusion. --Adam --