pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Tue Sep 12 02:01:08 EDT 2000
On Tue, 12 Sep 2000 kylie.preisig at police.wa.gov.au wrote:
> >From: Paul Andinach [mailto:pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au]
> >Sent: Monday, 11 September 2000 21:17
> >To: dwj at suberic.net
> >Subject: Re: L'Engle - (was: Re: YotG along with other, off topic
> >For instance: The hero, a wizard, has lost his powers at a time when
> >he is under great threat. By a miraculous happenstance, he is able to
> >get his hands on the one thing that can restore his powers.
> >And then he eats it.
> You've got me curious now. Where is this from?
_Wizard of the Pigeons_, by Megan Lindholm.
I may be being unfair on him, since he is destitute and hungry at that
point, and the thing-that-can-restore-his-powers is edible.
But he's still probably the most annoyingly obtuse character I've
encountered in a fantasy novel.
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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