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From: Michael Andre-Driussi <mantis@sirius.com>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Nessus when?
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 18:15:01 

Rostrum wrote:
>I think I've made it through all the archives now, having at last finished
>IGJ (and recovered from my amazement at how good it is), and I can't
>believe no one has mentioned this solution of how Horn, 300-some-years
>travel from the Urth of Typhon's time could return and find himself in the
>much-later time of Severian.
>Time dialation.   The trip took 300-some years in the Whorl's reference
>frame and thousands of years from Urth's reference frame.

Well, well, mister slow poke!  Better read RTTW asap.

I thought we hammered out/nailed down the time dilation angle in "Welcome
Wombat" message of 7 Sep 97.


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