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From: James Jordan <jbjordan4@home.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Colonel Terzo
Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2001 11:02:43 

At 12:23 AM 3/2/2001 -0500, Rostrum wrote:
>On Thu, 1 Mar 2001, Robert Borski wrote:
> > For instance: who is Colonel Terzo and why can he alone, of all the people
> > that Horn encounters, hear Seawrack's distant singing?
> >
> > We learn, of course, that he can perceive the siren during his second
> > encounter with Incanto, when he attempts to warn our hero about an imminent
> > attack. In the midst of this, however, Terzo falls silent and asks Incanto,
> > "Can you hear something I don't?" Oreb subsequently says, "Sing song," and
> > Incanto immediately breaks out singing, not only rendering one of 
> Seawrack's
> > little ditties in Neighborese, but translating it back into the Common
> > Tongue. Incanto, in between one and the other, is then heard to remark: "He
> > heard the music, I know; he stared at me wtih bulging eyes." But after
> > translating the final line Terzo takes off running; if Icanto's been 
> singing
> > the song that caused him to rape Seawrack, small wonder.
>My reading of this scene:
>1. Terzo notes that Horn's attention seems divided and asks what's up
>(note Terzo asks "Can you hear something I don't" not "Do you hear what I


Rostrum's argument seems sound enough, but Borski's other evidence is 
suggestive. Terzo seems to know Horn from the past. I suspect he is indeed 
Jugano. Very Lupine. Worth considering.

Pat. Nut.

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