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Subject: Re: (urth) sev as conciliator - typhon scene
From: Josh Geller 
Date: 19 Aug 2003 08:01:10 -0700

There is no doubt that Typhon recognizes Severian. 

The people who disagree with this are wrong.

I am sorry, sometimes things are best said very bluntly.



On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 23:43, maa32 wrote:
> One more thing, since you asked about the Typhon scene.  There has been a lot 
> of disagreement over that scene.  I think that Typhon does in fact recognize 
> Severian, others believe that he doesn't.  My primary reason is that somewhere 
> in that scene Typhon implies that if Severian bows to him, the Conciliator 
> will also bow to him.  I think there is enough parallelism in that scene to 
> justify "recognition" beyond Typhon's desire for the Claw, but no consensus 
> could be reached on that point.  
> There should be plenty in the archives on it from a few months ago that 
> presents both sides, so you can re-read the scene and come to your own 
> decision on it.  
> Marc
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