john.watkins04 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 10:54:16 PDT 2009
Ok, why is Incus a woman rather than, as he seems, a gay man?
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 1:51 PM, James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I don't know. Could Horn just be Horn? Why would his parents have
>>> bought a special embryo? I dunno.
>> I'm with you on that. I don't buy Horns origin as anything other than
>> standard issue. Of course, by the end Horn is not just Horn, but
>> you don't need me to point that out I guess.
> That route actually works a little if you use the Short Sun = Sol. But I've
> seen Marc take such awful thrashings trying to justify the presence of the
> Neighbors and inhumi on Urth. It's such an intractable obstacle that I'd
> probably want to try a lot of other options before going there.
> Horn as Typhon works so nicely at textual and certain thematic levels. But
> I'm not prepared at this time to defend it as emphatically as I am that the
> Raja was the greenbuck, and Incus is a woman, yet many (most?) people don't
> find those things convincing either. So, there ya go.
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