(urth) The Cumaean

Jerry Friedman jerry_friedman at yahoo.com
Wed May 8 20:21:21 PDT 2013

From: Jeff Wilson <jwilson at clueland.com>
On Wed, May 8, 2013 09:10, DAVID STOCKHOFF wrote:
>>>Moreover, I had previously wondered how Severian bringing a flood could
>>> vanquish ocean-dwelling giant creatures.
>Aside from the New Sun's light illuminating the depths, floods are never
>permanent, and whenever people survive to view the aftermath of the
>deluge, they see all sorts of unknown creatures beached inland, left
>behind by the receding waters. When continents founder even Leviathan may
>be left high and dry.

I thought the flood brought by the New Sun was caused by the melting of ice caps, which would make it permanent till the climate cooled again.  Am I remembering wrong?

Jerry Friedman

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