(urth) Silk/Horn in the Matachin Tower

David Duffy David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au
Thu Feb 7 14:29:55 PST 2013

On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Jeff Wilson wrote:

> And while the alzabo has no "mind" of its own, it was present at
> Severian's trial. Which is interesting, since it had two victims active
> when he knew it.

Perhaps not relevant, but I thought the alzabo a nod to Damon 
Knight's _Four in One_.  There the victims have some say in what the 
monster does next.

Cheers, David Duffy.

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