(urth) Tzadkiel's ship
jwilson at io.com
Wed Nov 28 12:41:08 PST 2007
> Dan'l Danehy-Oakes wrote:
> The fact that we're told this armorial ship is 'a ship volant' is a
> punning clue that in this case, it's probably a spaceship. Since
> Tzadkiel's ship plays such a key role in Severian's life, it seems a
> pretty safe bet that it's meant to be Tzad's.
Volant means flying, but could figuratively mean the ship is depicted
moving swiftly under sail power, vide The Flying Dutchman.
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