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From: Peter Westlake <peter@harlequin.co.uk>
Subject: Re: (whorl) more questions
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 1998 10:28:37 +0000

At 20:06 1998-10-27 -0800, Greg Neyman wrote:
>Thanks for answering Peter.  Anybody have any ideas on Silk tracing circles
>on his cheek?

Someone suggested that it was to do with his father's razor, which
is mentioned from time to time; he might have a scar there.

>    Another question ... if chems had personal fusion packs to power
>themselves (when General mint charges in Calde, she swings her azoth, and
>the book describes how it goes through a soldier's fusion core), why did
>things like taluses and floaters still rely on fish oil, presumably for
>internal-combustion engines?

They're manufactured on board, where the technology is a lot lower
than that of the society that launched the Whorl.

Spectacled Bear.

Peter Westlake, Harlequin Ltd, Barrington Hall, Barrington, Cambs CB2 5RG.

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