Paul Andinach pandinac at
Thu Feb 8 09:01:58 EST 2001

On Tue, 6 Feb 2001 EstairM at wrote:

> The shining Lucifer who fell actually reminds me of Prometheus (ha!
> back on topic again!), because he rebelled against heaven and came
> down to earth with fire.  I like Prometheus better because as Diana
> showed him, he was a noble character.  He knew the risks and took
> them to help people.

Now, it's been a while since I last read _The Homeward Bounders_, but
my recollection is that Prometheus didn't have a clue what the risks
were until it was too late to change his mind about taking them...

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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