Repeat Characters... just a thought...

Philip.Belben at Philip.Belben at
Wed Aug 18 06:39:36 EDT 1999

> At the same time, if the *wrong* character tries to wield the power, things
> go severely awry.  Simon from "Witch Week" and the Companion in "Dogsbody"
> spring to mind immediately.  Both seemed to have high opinions of
> themselves, yet it was the less assuming members of the community that were
> the most capable.

Yes, except that Simon wasn't evil, or even sinister, in the way that Sirius B
is portrayed - cold-bloodedly murdering a young luminary to frame her husband,

I see her more as the feminine equivalent of the "awful boyfriend" - Julian
(Ghost), Seb (Fire & Hemlock) etc.


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