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David Stockhoff dstockhoff at verizon.net
Mon Dec 7 16:49:40 PST 2020

Yes, I'm referring to the eight winds of the standard windrose.

On 12/7/2020 6:15 PM, Mark Millman wrote:
> 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?
> Best,
> Mark
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