Merlin -- intended audience data/'universe' or 'world'

Philip.Belben at Philip.Belben at
Thu May 29 03:59:13 EDT 2003

Charlie wrote:

> I'm not sure the Hexwood set-up counts as a multiverse - like Jennifer (if I
> understand her correctly) I see that more as a case of different planets
> within the same universe. I haven't read all DWJ yet, but the only three
> true multiverses I've come across so far are the Chrestomanci, DS/MC and
> Homeward Bounders ones.

I agree about Hexwood, but I disagree about only three true multiverses.  I
think Sudden Wild Magic is definitely a true multiverse.  Perhaps more
controversially, I think that Dragon Reserve Home Eight is a multiverse (the
Dragonate word for "multiverse" being "manifold" - many (multi) + fold (verso)).
IIRC, in "Minor Arcana", DWJ says that Dragon Reserve came out of some early
work she'd been doing on the Chrestomanci multiverse for LoCC, but it wasn't the


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