(urth) [EXTERNAL] from the Centipede Press weekly newsletter

Mark Millman markjmillman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 15:15:06 PST 2020

Dear David,

On Monday 7 December 2020, you wrote:

> Thanks. I was trying to find out where in
> the text a 6-point compass was mention-
> ed.

I have a very vague impression that Severian is given it on the Ship
Tzadkiel to help him find his way around, but I haven't had time yet
to check and could well be mistaken.

> I agree that if you have six you could
> just as well have seven---but 8 is pretty
> much universal for obvious reasons.

I imagine that you mean eight on the flat here, rather than eight in
space.  Is that right, or am I confused?



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