(FWD) Re: (urth) The Wizard - questions -- answers (spoiler)
acronus at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 4 12:03:29 PST 2005
I think you're ascribing far too much nobility to
Garvaon and this action. Otherwise he would not
attempt to hide what he had done. But I think Wolfe
leaves room for careful readers to disagree on this
and many other points.
--- harlekin at earthlink.net wrote:
> "I'm not sure that Garvaon's sacrifice would have
> appreciated by Idnn had she known of it. In fact,
> pretty confident she would find it reprehensible and
> That's the point. Garvaon gets no benefit from his
> action. It's a sacrifice of honor on his part.
> Thus it is selfish and selfless at the same time.
> Garvaon's death is a gift to him so he won't have to
> live with his shame, not an act of redemption. His
> place is skai was assured, IMO.
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