(urth) General Observation on Lupinologists (was Re: Urthbefore Earth)

Roy C. Lackey rclackey at stic.net
Fri Jul 21 19:16:20 PDT 2006

Dan'l quoted and wrote:
>> .... a light on what I've always thought of as the
>> central mystery of this series- Severian's family tree.
>Well, certainly _a_ central mystery. We have reasonable certainty
>of the identity of his mother and maternal grandparents, but his
>paternal line seems pretty obscure. Candidates seem to include
>Father (thus the name, hint hint) Inire, the Autarch, one of the
>Masters of the Guild, and -- in the "send in the clones" scenario
>-- Typhon, or perhaps more accurately Typhon's father, and probably
>all sorts of people I haven't named. Vodalus? Why not?
>I'd love to see some serious _textual_ evidence for _someone_
>as Sev's father!

Are you having some "senior moments" a tad early? <g> Or you just don't
accept Ouen as Sev's father? Dorcas wasn't Sev's grandmother?


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