(urth) completed version - Donaldson, Moorcock etc

Gerry Quinn gerry at bindweed.com
Tue Aug 9 04:24:14 PDT 2011

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> - Master torturer in Elric story - hybrid of torture device
> from "In the penal colony" by Kafka:
>> an elaborate torture and
> execution device that carves the sentence of the condemned prisoner on his
> skin in a script before letting him die (Wiki)

Wolfe also pinched that idea!  It is one of the devices shown by Gurloes to 
Thecla before her excruciation, though he mentions that it does not work.

- Gerry Quinn

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