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From: ansible@cix.co.uk (David Langford)
Subject: (whorl) Re: Digest whorl.v010.n076
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 20:59 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)

Alga wrote:

> the apparition of Patera Pike (LS1), which has caused a great deal of 
> fingerwork on many keyboards for these archives. (I still think it was 
> Quetzal, though.)

And Nutria wrote:

> [...] am inclined to agree
> with Alga that the ghost of Patera Pike is in fact Quetzal.

When members of this very list posed a number of questions to Wolfe back 
in 1997, Q27 and Wolfe's answer went as follows:

 Is Pike's ghost really Quetzal?
Of course it might still have been some other inhumu! I ran this material 
as part of an APA contribution, and it's still on my website at:


Also Alex David Groce wrote, in the context of Horn's rape of Seawrack 
and the ring:

> Covenant raped Lena, who (did she?  I don't
> really remember) gives him a white-gold ring with mysterious powers.

Um, no: Covenant's ring is his wedding ring, from this world and from 
before his leprosy.

Clearly I'm feeling picky today!


David Langford
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