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Subject: Re: (urth) random bits
From: Josh Geller 
Date: 15 Aug 2003 21:52:13 -0700

On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 21:56, maa32 wrote:

> I've been having a problem looking up the Urth archives today, so forgive me 
> if any of this is repetitive.  I just got back from a trip - ran into Mr. 
> Wolfe.  He told me that he thought he was done with Wizard (book II of Wizard 
> Knight) after the fifth draft, but that he is going through a sixth draft now.
>  So I guess it's pretty close to being sent off.  He said that work on Soldier 
> of Sidon was slow, and when I asked if he was using any historical figures he 
> said Xerxes' brother.  I think.  I could be wrong.  Latro et al are sailing 
> down the Nile.

Not unless they started in Uganda (or Ethiopia); the Nile flows from
South to North. They are sailing up the Nile. I wonder if they are 
going to use the canal.

Sidon's a good place to be from if you want to do some serious world
travelling in the the fifth century BC. Can't wait to see GW's take
on Phoenician religion.



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