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From: "Greg Neyman" <Greg.Neyman@gte.net>
Subject: (whorl) Bye Silk! ... fusion ... and Escape from the Airship ...
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 1998 19:33:54 

    Alga- I think (sniff) that's that last anyone will ever see of Silk -n-
Hy ... Wolfe foreshadowed to that much when silk was on the airship deck ...
Silk said that if he fell at that moment, he wouldn't really die, not in the
eyes of the people on the airship ... he'd just disappear, and who's to say
what that means ... anyhoop, that DID happen at the end of exodus ... silk
just DISAPPEARED ... an enigmatic ending for an enigmatic hero
    BTW - silk as the "positively beautiful man?" ... I can see that

    Rostrum - Hammerstone said in Lake that making a child takes at least
two years, and maybe as long as twenty (as they get the parts, presumably)
... does the couple enter the "love-trance" for twenty years?  there's no
way they could be productive citizens and produce children simultaneously if
that were the case.
    And even if it was the case, I'd imagine that black mechanics would be
able to find a way to circumvent this.
    BTW good call on that water vapor bit ... I'm kicking myself for not
having thought of it.

    Alex ... thanks for respond RE: Quetzal ... it's nice to know that I
didn't miss something that important ...

    New question:  Anyone else shaking their heads at the way Silk escaped
the airship cell ... didn't it seem too easy?  I just can't believe that the
Trivis would be caught with their skirts down like that.  Input would be
appreciated, as always.

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