(urth) Ship Citadel

Rex Racer rex.racerx at gmail.com
Sat May 6 06:09:05 PDT 2006

Yes. The supporting evidence after the bit you quite applies to individual
"landers" that have been converted to towers, landers/spaceships that were
at rest on a regular old space port. The Citadel is a collection of towers
and walls, not a monolithic construct studded with other ships.

On 5/6/06, thalassocrat at nym.hush.com <thalassocrat at nym.hush.com> wrote:
> 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
> >actually
> >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:
> <snippety>
> 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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