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From: dd@adobe.com (David DiGiacomo)
Subject: Re: (whorl) The Crab Monster
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 15:32:42 

>At 06:58 2001-04-16, Robert Borski wrote:
>>Horn subsequently imagines the monster to be some sort of alien Tithonis,
>>granted immortality by the gods of Blue, but throwing itself into the sea
>>because it has tired of life, or despaired because of the Neighbors'
>>offplanet exodus, or it wants to be near the deity that granted it eternal
>>I, of course, don't believe any of this. Rather, I suspect the crab monster
>>is the Mother in her native, most unaltered, form.
>Well, it would account for Seawrack being able to stop it throwing Babbie
>overboard (no easy task) and for it being in the story at all. So yes, it
>could very well be the Mother. That doesn't make Horn automatically wrong,
>of course, though I'm sure he is just making all that up.

Is the crab creature the entity that supplies fish to Mucor?
(I still can't make any sense of that scene.)

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