(urth) Setr's 1000 Year Reich

thalassocrat at nym.hush.com thalassocrat at nym.hush.com
Fri Sep 14 15:42:15 PDT 2007

On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 06:07:40 +1000 "Roy C. Lackey" 
<rclackey at stic.net> wrote:
>There was no reason for him to lie about it, and I don't think he 
>did. The
>tower was built by the Aelf and had its roots in Aelfrice. The 
>age/time discrepancies are explained by the difference in the rate 

>of time
>flow between any two levels of "reality". The lower the world 
>level, the
>slower time passes relative to the level immediately above it. 
>Thus, a
>thousand years in Mythgarthr may well have passed during the 
>life-span of a being in Aelfrice, just as Able spent twenty years 
>in Skai
>while his absence was hardly noticed in Mythgarthr.

Here's the argument:

- The Aelf built the tower under Setr's compulsion.
- Setr was the son of Uthor.
- Uthor was born 100+/- Mythgathr-years ago.
- Therefore Setr was born (probably) less than 100 Mythgathr-years 
- Therefore the tower was built less than 100 M-years ago.
- Therefore Setr lied about the 1000 M-years.

Presumably, Setr did not want Art to realize that Garsecg & Setr 
were the same being. I guess the lie was part of the deception 
program. But Art saw through Garsecg almost immediately, which must 
have been quite shockin for Setr.

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