(urth) Ship Citadel

thalassocrat at nym.hush.com thalassocrat at nym.hush.com
Fri May 5 23:11:40 PDT 2006

On Sat, 06 May 2006 14:16:34 +1000 b sharp 
<bsharporflat at hotmail.com> wrote:
>Well, interesting.  Roy's reference to Urth XXXV was illuminating 
>in that an officer tells Severian he is being taken, "To the old 
>port.  One 
>of the hulks there has been fitted up to hold prisoners". So 
>perhaps the 
>Citadel is constructed of more than one old ship.  But spaceship 
>it is, as 
>evidence by these other passages:

Actually, I think it is very clear that the individual "towers" in 
the Citadel are spaceships. The Citadel itself isn't.

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