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From: "James Wynn" 
Subject: RE: (urth) probable distance from Urth to Bleen
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 13:45:55 -0600

Crush originally wrote
>Nice caluculations Mantis, however if one insists that Silk's Time
>with Severian's Time then these numbers won't do. Wolfe puts Severian's
>1000 to 2000 years after Typhon's.

Matthew Malthouse queried:
Ummmm......     And the quotes that establish this are?

Crush responds:
Sorry, I keep assuming everyone knows more about this stuff than I do. This
came from the question and answer period between this list and Wolfe way
back when...

Q. About how far, really, is the New Sun series set in our future (or the
future of the previous universe)? How much time elapses between Typhon and

A. That is never specified in the books. My offhand guess is between 1000
and 2000 years. I would have to reread the books with care to perhaps trim
the estimate up a little bit.

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