From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) Who is the Long Sun? Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2003 07:40:20 +0100 There is an obvious analog to Auk in the New Sun books - Hildegrim the badger. Like Auk, Hildegrim is tall, heavy, dark and strong, starts out as our hero's mentor, is morally ambiguous, and comes to a bad end. And there is a near-"twinning" in the scene with Apu-Punchau in the dead town Auk/Hildegrim seems to be the *false* brother hartshorn ----- Original Message ----- From: "James Wynn" > Crush responds: > I'd forgotten about that. Okay. This is the wierdest puzzle I've come across > in the whole LS/SS series. Which is, how is Auk Silk? They evenly divide > between them the activities of three totally separate mythological > archetypes. Yet in one of those archetypal references, Auk is Silk's > brother. --