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Wed Sep 22 11:20:36 PDT 2010
>Roy C. Lackey: Typhon was raw ego. Mt. Typhon's sole purpose was to flaunt his face and
>gratify his ego. He did not deprecate his memory or that of his family among
>the colonists, he just changed the family names to reflect the new reality
>of their digitized existence as gods in Mainframe. On Urth they had been
>flesh and blood, and the first walking Cargo on the ship had known and
>remembered that, until their memories were tampered with. To go from royalty
>to deity is hardly a step down in status.
I lean toward Roy's explanation of Typhon's "self-aggrandizement". I think his primary
audience was the people of the Whorl.
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