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From: James Jordan <jbjordan@gnt.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Odds and Ends
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 13:04:45 

At 03:09 PM 1/26/2001 -0600, I wrote:

>3. It's probably stupid of me to suggest this now, since it may be taken 
>up in RTW, but I'm now betting that iron is part of the secret of the 
>inhumi. Blood is iron-based, and the iron shackles on Jahlee seem to 
>affect her. And it is in this context that Horn threatens her with the 
>secret. In spite of all the ins and outs of the discussion of the Secret, 
>in which I've added my own share of confusion, the Secret seems to be 
>something simple and immediate, and iron might just be the answer.

         I'd meant to add: (a) the weapon provided Horn is a sword, not a 
sluggun or a needler. Is this because iron is effective against inhumi, 
while the other kinds of weapons aren't? And (b) Horn does not want to use 
this secret, or give it out, because he does not want to destroy the inhumi.


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