(urth) Five Severians

Jeff Wilson jwilson at clueland.com
Sun Dec 15 02:43:01 PST 2013

On Sat, December 14, 2013 20:17, Michael Thayer wrote:
> Thanks, Larry -- Druissi's eight Severians theory is a bit opaque.  It
> seems that Severians Four, Seven, and Eight are the same Severian, and
> Severians Three and Five are not Severian at all (I'm not sure why the
> Claw
> ("Severian Three") or the White Fountain ("Severian Five") are considered
> versions of Severian).

They are intimately connected channels for his powers, and at times he may
perceive them as separate selves. Particularly with the White Fountain, he
has a sense of seeing himself from far away. They are also tagged with his
genetic material, The Claw by blood and The White Fountain by semen from
his tryst with Alpheta.

Jeff Wilson - < jwilson at clueland.com >
A&M Texarkana Computational Intelligence Lab
< http://www.tamut.edu/cil >

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