Long Lived Characters

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Wed Mar 17 23:24:59 EST 2004


An author could cheat by writing a child character in - say - 1970 and then
having him/her appear in an otherwise unrelated book as an adult in 2030.

Sallyo

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Noble" <jon_p_noble at yahoo.com>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 3:00 PM
Subject: Re: Long Lived Characters


>
> --- Sally Odgers <sodgers at tassie.net.au> wrote:
> > Lessa and F'lar from Anne McCaffrey's "Pern" series
> > have been around for
> > well over 30 years.
> >
> > Sallyo.
> >
> and Moorcock's Elric must be slightly older -
> approaching 40 (or even over it by now?). I think
> Ffafhrd and the Grey Mouser by Leiber have the record
> for SF or fantasy characters. They first appeared
> about 1938 and continued till 1988 - a good half
> century.
>
> Jon
>
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