(urth) So Where DID the Guard go?
gerry at bindweed.com
Mon May 5 07:54:40 PDT 2014
From: Andrew Mason
> I'm sure that _Short Sun_ (specifically _In Green's Jungles_) does indeed
> tell us
> where the guard went; but I'm equally sure that this was not the answer
> had in mind when he wrote _New Sun_; he wasn't planning _that_ far ahead.
> So we can still ask what his original intention was. (The presence of the
> volunteers suggests that either the guard is quite often absent, or his
> presence is ineffective.)
Okay, I'll bite - when and where does it tell us? I can't think of anything
in _In Green's Jungles_ that references current events on Urth.
There are references in _Return to the Whorl_, and even a visit to the
Necropolis. But that must have been later, as Severian already had
- Gerry Quinn
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