(urth) note Re: Short Sun blog
gerryq at indigo.ie
Mon Sep 27 05:23:38 PDT 2010
From: "Roy C. Lackey" <rclackey at stic.net>
> Same here. There is no direct proof that Typhon's home world was not Urth,
> but there is an indirect indication. If you accept that Typhon ruled some
> number of worlds outside the Red Sun solar system -- which proposition I
> find compelling -- then it is not likely that he began his career on Urth.
> Kypris (in Chenille) said of him, "And he came to rule the whole--whorl.
> whorl, bigger than this. So fast. All in a few years. No one could believe
> it." (LAKE, chap. 4, p- 91) Mamelta, surely, was born on Urth, so the our
> "whorl" Typhon conquered in a few years was Urth, and he came from
> else to do it.
Why could he not have come to rule it having been born on it? It may seem
implausible to you, but Mamelta has already pointed out that it seemed
implausible to everyone!
- Gerry Quinn
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