(urth) Dorcas as vampire

Adam Thornton adam at io.com
Fri May 26 10:19:10 PDT 2006

On May 25, 2006, at 11:55 PM, don doggett wrote:

> --- b sharp <bsharporflat at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't think this topic, broached long ago by Roy,
>> was fully explored.
>> Hey, BotNS has ghouls and zombies, witches and
>> ghosts, Frankenstein's
>> monster, how can it leave out vampires? (and
>> werewolfs (sic). there should
>> be werewolfs in it).
>> Well, Jolenta does get some suspicious cuts on her
>> wrist in an area a bit
>> too temperate for bloodbats.  The cuts, as long as a
>> thumb, do seem rather
>> long for bat's teeth, though they do seep blood
>> which doesn't clot.  Do
>> human vampires secrete anti-clot saliva?
> There's a theory these are the inhumi of Green in the
> Short Sun books, and it's curious that the main inhumu
> besides Krait is named Jahli, but it's a fringe theory
> (though I support it) and it's best researched through
> the archives.

I've often wondered how much of Short Sun Wolfe knew when writing New  

I ask because I find Inire to be strangely reminiscent of (SPOILER  

Patera Quetzal.


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