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From: David Duffy <davidD@qimr.edu.au>
Subject: (whorl) Re: Digest whorl.v010.n122
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 19:17:43 +1000 (EST)

mantis wrote:
> In OBW, the Rajan goes over some of the same stuff we've gone over with
> regard to how Quetzal got onto the Whorl, that is, "in what year" and "by
> what method."
> The Rajan ends by figuring that the Whorl must have been just hanging
> around in the system for 100 years (detail also matches Pas's planned
> timeframe, such as we know).  This means that the flight-time was only
> around 200 years.

The Rajan also mentions that the length of year varies across different
cities' calendars, making his (and mantis's) calculations slightly harder.

David Duffy.

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