(urth) Severian's sex Life

Stuart Hamm hammstu at sbcglobal.net
Sat Apr 7 06:42:46 PDT 2007

Anyone buy Borskis theory that Severian is just a ruse to get the people of Urth to do the Aliens biddings  and not mankinds??

brunians at brunians.org wrote:  > It's unlikley that each woman he meets would be so attracted to him,
> though.

He's physically imposing and scary looking, what with being dressed like a
torturer (not to mention being truly scary, if you get to know him even a
little bit). Also cute enough. Apparently a winning combination.

And, to be frank, he doesn't really seem to give too much of a fuck about
consensuality, if you think about it.

> I'm not suprised that a 21 year old male would want to have sex, only that
> he does with such success.

An if you get him mad at you, and he hurts you, what are you going to do
about it? He's a civil servant who kills people for a living. You think
complaining to the magistrate is going to have some effect on his

Think about it. Remember who is telling the story and might be motivated
to portray himself in the kindest possible light.


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