(urth) lots of stuff
gerryq at indigo.ie
Mon Jul 12 13:18:33 PDT 2010
From: "James Wynn" <crushtv at gmail.com>
> The idea of Inire mating with humans seems far-fetched except that Wolfe
> really likes the idea of interspecies and apparent- interspecies mating.
> In "Fifth Head", Sandwalker (apparently) has a cat for a girlfriend.
I'm pretty sure I missed that bit!
AFAIK Seven Girls Waiting is Sandwalker's only lover in the story, and she
is no cat.
> And in An Evil Guest, the Woldercons mate and breed across species. In the
> Book of the Short Sun, Jahlee the inhuma accompanies the Rajan to Urth in
> the form of a beautiful woman and has as much sex as possible. It's a
> faeryworld/mythical motif that seems to appeal to Wolfe. So, yeah, this is
> possible. In Fifth Head, the clones are also interested in young
> women...not for sex per se but strictly for procreation.
Procreation for them is cloning... I don't get your argument.
- Gerry Quinn
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