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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) First time poster & thoughts on Scylla
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 11:20:57 

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Peacefrog wrote:

> I'd just like to introduce myself and start off with the cliche, "First time
> poster, long time lurker."


> Then on page 60 of the hardcover edition of OBW, in the middle of the first
> paragraph, it describes Horn's prayer to "whatever god might hear" (but
> mostly to the Outsider) that he be given wind for his becalmed sloop. One of
> the things he promises to the god who grants his wish is that he (Horn) will
> "do anything in my power to bring them both here if they were not hear
> already." The duo he is referring to are Pas and Scylla.

Good catch.  Horn does indeed promise to bring Scylla to Blue.  Although
I'm still unconvinced that Pas made it to blue except inasmuch as "Pas" is
now partly or mostly Silk.  That is, I haven't see any evidence that Pas
ever posessed Silk.

> "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle."

It's obvious to me that every fish ought to have a bicycle.


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