(urth) Hierodules

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes danldo at gmail.com
Fri May 26 19:11:53 PDT 2006

On 5/26/06, b sharp <bsharporflat at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm pretty sure the  ugly Hierodule masks of F, B and O are an insect,
> a lamprey (fish) and a human leper.  I think Famulimus is the leper.

This is correct. And there were exceptionally beautiful human
faces -- to the point, as I recall, that they were no longer quite
human -- underneath the second layer of masks. Severian, if I
recall correctly, remarks that they appear to him to be what the
walking statue in the garden of the House Absolute was based


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                        -- St Teresa of Avila

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