Wined vs Winned

Philip.Belben at pgen.com Philip.Belben at pgen.com
Thu Jul 20 14:04:49 EDT 2000



(This being the other)

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Elise, quoting me, quoting Paul.

>> Obviously, submarines exist in Ingary. Duh. ;)
>
> ":-) Duh to you too!  The technology available to the inghabitants of
> Porthaven (which seems to be more than just a fishing village, especially
> if the name is significant) doesn't seem to me capable of producing
> submersible craft.  The royal wizards might manage it, but their art is
> hardly familiar to most of the populace.  So it was actually a serious
> question."
>
> Submarines might well be fantastic fiction in Ingary, who is to say?  Sophy
> and Neil are so awash in possible interpretations by that point, I thought
> they would be nonplussed by anything.

Now some sense begins to emerge.  Submarines part of fantastic fiction in
Ingary, just as they seem to be in Caprona, and just as fairy tales are still
considerd realist fiction in Ingary.  Yes, I can relate to that.

Philip.







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