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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Re: The Neighbors' other friends
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 12:32:52 

On Mon, 23 Apr 2001, [iso-8859-1] Nicholas Gevers wrote:

> Mora isn't travelling astrally in the same manner as
> Horn--she's doing, with or without Fava, what Mucor
> does, possessing others. Perhaps Fava facilitates
> this, but I suspect the talent is latent in Mora;
> still, an interesting point.

It's not the same, but it has several characteristics in common with
Silk|Horn's astral travel that Mucor's posessions don't: only works when
Mora is asleep, ability to bring others along, linked in some way with an
inhuma.  And if Horn's posession of Silk is mediated by the same
phenomena that enables astral travel, then we have another similarity.

Does Silk|Horn ever do astral travel to another place on Blue?  People
have asked why he didn't use it to visit Nettle.  Is it possible that
there is a minimum distance necessary for it to work, that he could go to
Green or somewhere further away, but not anywhere closer?  Perhaps one
can't have an astral body on the same planet as one's physical body, which
would explain why Mora's dreamwalking manefests as posession.


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