(urth) is Gene Wolfe among us?
mourningsglory at hotmail.com
Sat May 20 17:19:22 PDT 2006
>From: "b sharp" <bsharporflat at hotmail.com>
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>Subject: (urth) is Gene Wolfe among us?
>Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 17:55:30 -0400
>Once there was a rumor that Gene Wolfe was disguised in this community. If
>that were true, how could we identify him?
>If he is actually a technophobe then we wouldn't expect he has been here
>from the begininning. But once he arrived we'd expect him to be intelligent
>and insightful, yet circumspect. To make regular entries focusing on
>factual evidence more than grand fanciful theories. His writing would
>reflect the culture of an older American.
>What sort of name would he choose? Since this archive is composed of his
>loyal fans, he might pick a name which reflects his feeling that he is our
>humble servant, the artist serving his patrons. On the other hand his name
>might also reflect that he and his work are the focus, the center of
>everything here; that we honor and revere him. His name might also reflect
>that this is a place where an anonymous sovereign might view his subjects,
>the monarch can see his vassals, lord see peons,
>King C. Servant
*Ahem.* Pardon the familiarity, Roy, but I believe this is addressed to you.
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