(urth) Future Echoes: Hut in the Jungle +
Son of Witz
sonofwitz at butcherbaker.org
Fri Mar 20 09:48:58 PDT 2009
>From: Adam Thornton [mailto:adam at io.com]
>Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 09:44 AM
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>Subject: Re: (urth) Future Echoes: Hut in the Jungle +
>On Mar 20, 2009, at 11:38 AM, Son of Witz wrote:
>> "Beside me, Dorcas plucked a water hyacinth and put it in her hair.
>> Except for the vague spot of white on the bank some distance ahead,
>> it was the first flower I had seen in the Garden of Endless Sleep; I
>> looked for others, but saw none. Is it possible the flower came into
>> being only because Dorcas reached for it? In daylight moments, I
>> know as well as the next that such things are impossible;"
>So, it's not hyacinths.
>Um. Anyway, so, it's not hyacinths, but as long as we're doing
>temporally-reversed scenes, how about when the monster drowns the
>little girl who's tossing the flower petals into the pool in the
>Karloff _Frankenstein_? Here we have the time reversal where Dorcas
>is produced from the pool, and then the flower petals.
>I'm probably just seeing spectres.
I seem to see the wispy edges of a ghost there...
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