(urth) The eyes of a clone

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Wed Aug 3 20:53:03 PDT 2005

On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, James Wynn wrote:

> a) Only one man (it seems) speaks. He has "the carved brown face from
> [Silk's ] mother's closet." He is also tall and blue-eyed. And...here is
> c) But why do readers keep assuming that the man with the "carved brown
> face" and the man with the blue eyes are different? Because we instinctively
> know that that doesn't fit. Eye-color is dependant on the amount of melanin
> you have. The more melanine, the darker your eyes. A brown faced man with
> blue eyes is...unnatural.

It is possible that the carved brown face is made of wood -- the 
experience is pretty dreamy.

David Duffy.

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