(urth) Father Inire
jwilson at io.com
Fri Jun 9 13:52:04 PDT 2006
b sharp wrote:
> 3. Isangoma- He is old though being short, bent or twisted is not mentioned.
> But Wolfe explicitly notes his resemblance to the shape-shifting jungle
> guide with the monkey head pole. He is found in one of Father Inire's main
> haunts, The Botanic Gardens. He isn't said to look like a monkey but he
> mentions monkeys in a story and invokes baby uakaris in his cant. When we
> meet him, Marie is reading a Bibilcal passage to him- God's curse on Moses,
> the shepherd of the Chosen People, to never see the Promised Land himself.
> This could suggest Inire's role in BotNS.
However, Isangoma is butt naked; nothing to hide Inire's nonhuman nature
or his ultratech gadgets.
Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
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