(urth) The End of RTTW

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes danldo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 16:10:38 PDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 3:37 PM, James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> The ending is a mystery to me as well. I feel like I'm supposed to recognize
> Oreb's "Good Fishing!" comment as a reference. But I'll be danged if I do.
> Consider that Wolfe says the the first thing he plots is his ending. Sheesh.

Possibly to the godfather of all generation-ship stories, Robert Heinlein's
"Orphans of the Sky." The common greeting on that ship, and one of the
last lines of the book, is "Good eating!"

Dan'l Danehy-Oakes

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