(urth) "been teaching literature for over 35 years"

Jerry Friedman jerry_friedman at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 7 10:52:54 PDT 2013

> From: Jeff Wilson <jwilson at clueland.com>
>To: DAVID STOCKHOFF <dstockhoff at verizon.net>; The Urth Mailing List <urth at lists.urth.net> 
>On Fri, September 6, 2013 13:04, DAVID STOCKHOFF wrote:
>> Interesting thought. Could the New Sun restart Urth's tectonic activity
>> and thus its CO2 cycle? Would that put Floodmaster Severian and the Evil
>> Twins on the same side?
>I'm not sure if we've discussed it recently, but I believe the tectonic
>issues are moot because Sev's recognition of constellations from his era
>being visible over Apu Punchau's pampa put an upper limit of 50,000 -
>100,000 years between them, due to apparent motion of the stars over time.
>So, there's not enough time for current vulcanism to run down.

I don't remember TUotNS well at all.  Are you saying that we know plate tectonics was still going on in Apu-Punchau's time?

Jerry Friedman

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