(urth) The poor dragons

thalassocrat at nym.hush.com thalassocrat at nym.hush.com
Tue Oct 2 14:20:08 PDT 2007

On Wed, 03 Oct 2007 05:46:40 +1000 "Roy C. Lackey" 
<rclackey at stic.net> wrote, inter alia:
>... divine grace, a concept I
>see no provision for in Wolfe's Seven Worlds cosmology

I disagree with that. When Able transforms Dsiri, he does it in the 
presence of a Valfather whom the magic helmet reveals to be "bright 
shadow". I'm sure that the one true God is present behind the 
Valfather aspect, and Able here is acting as the agent of divine 

Anyway, I think it'd be pretty amazing for Wolfe to construct a 
cosmos with absolutely no provision for divine grace, especially 
one which appears to share the same Heaven with ours. 

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