(urth) Borski and cacogens (Long)
millman at heimdallr.dyndns.org
Mon May 22 21:39:42 PDT 2006
Dear b sharp,
Please forgive my misunderstanding your
point. I appreciate this clarification,
and your patience with my misapprehen-
On Mon, 22 May 2006, b sharp wrote:
> Mark Millman writes:
> > 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 Cumaean.
> I think some Wolfe worshipers
> have the idea that he had Wizard
> Knight mentally complete before
> he wrote Island of Doctor Death.
> But when I mention the connec-
> tion of the sibyls (sorry@ prev.
> spelling) in Long Sun to BotNS I
> meant the backward, not forward
> connection. That is much easier
> to defend and much less specula-
> tive since the previous work can
> be demonstrated to be in exist-
> ence during the writing of the
> later work.
> For this same reason I am much
> more prone to noting the connec-
> tions of BotNS to 5th Head of
> Cerberus than later works.
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