From: "Don Doggett"
Subject: Re: (urth) Time must have a stop Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 19:44:34 -0800 Jerry Friedman wrote: > If we had some independent evidence that the _Whorl_ did have FTL, > and (better) that Wolfe's imagined FTL involved time stopping at some > point, then your suggestion would tempt me. But as it is, the > possibility that the Outsider is directly responsible for everything > Silk experiences seems much easier to believe. Fair enough. The thing I think that keeps me drawn to my theory is the fact that Marble's internal clock is off by three thousand years (well 2,700) soon after Silk's enlightenment. I know that's circumstantial evidence and everything is breaking on the Whorl, but it seems compelling to me. Don --