(urth) Borski and cacogens (Long)

Mark Millman millman at heimdallr.dyndns.org
Mon May 22 12:25:50 PDT 2006

Dear b sharp:

On Mon, 22 May 2006, b sharp wrote:

> Consider the Cumaean's namesake
> in Greek/Roman mythology. She
> was:  (a sybil, connection to
> Long Sun surely intended)

Surely not.  Long Sun wasn't published until
a decade after New Sun, as originally planned
(i.e., without _Urth_), was complete.  It may
be the case that the use of "sibyl" in Long
Sun is a deliberate reference to the Cumaean,
but it seems very unlikely that Wolfe was sow-
ing seeds for Long Sun when he wrote the

Mark Millman

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