From: "Andy Robertson"
Subject: Re: (urth) Silkicide Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 06:24:28 +0100 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jason Ingram" > > Yes; I reread that passage last night. I don't think there is > > any real doubt that his arm wounds are self-inflicted; the > > only serious question is whether they are mourning gashes, > > as we know to be practiced in Viron, or an attempt at self- > > slaughter. Having read this passage several times, I believe that Wolfe meant the ambiguity and that it therefore cannot be resolved by us. One point, however, is that Silk is a practiced butcher and if he meant to kill himself would have probably done so easily and efficiently. hartshorn --