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From: Alex David Groce <Alex_Groce@gs246.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Inhumi (RTTW spoilers)
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 16:26:45 

Adam wrote:

(much snipped)
> But this would mean that, in introducing inhumi to the Whorl, the
> Neighbors were actually creating the inhumi as a threat for humans,
> by restoring their intelligence.

Which is what I sort of believe.  I'm also beginning to wonder if Silk
(and the inhumi) thinking the secret is so important is a
self-delusion and attempt to escape reality much like Silk's denial of
who he is.

I have some suspicion that the personal-level "contrived happy ending"
(which doesn't feel so contrived to me) of RTTW is meant to contrast
some grim implications for Blue & Green.

But I need to reread the whole thing.

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:32
Alex David Groce (agroce+@cs.cmu.edu)
Ph.D. Student, Carnegie Mellon University - Computer Science Department
8112 Wean Hall (412)-268-3066

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