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From: "Andrew Bollen" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Wolfe; it hurts!
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 15:10:55 +1000

Seth writes:

> Second, and I KNOW this has been debated before so just feel free to
> it if it's redundant, what the HECK is going on with Merryn at the end of
> the Book of the Short Sun? Even ignoring the reference to her being other
> than human, why does Severian seemingly deny knowledge of a sister when
> confronted with the fact that he has the name of a twin in BOTNS, but
> acknowledges to SilkHorn that she is his sister at the end of BOSS?

Unless I've missed it, I don't think Sev makes this claim. It's Merryn who
says: "He's my brother ... We're brothers & sisters, we witches & torturers"
(Ch 13). I don't think there's any claim of real kinship in that, just some
smart-ass irony.

What's the reference to her being other than human?


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