julia and roger analogues

Allison Marles apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Tue Feb 8 11:23:41 EST 2005


On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 08:48:44AM -0000, Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale) wrote:
 
> Interesting theory.  But I thought it was explicitly stated in Charmed
> Life that 9-lived enchanters happen whenever someone has no analogues.
> 
> I would also cite Christopher Chant himself.  Cosimo and Miranda had a
> happy marriage, afaict, once they'd moved to Japan; but in their native
> England they had a pretty disastrous one!  They were so different, from
> such different backgrounds, that the chance of an analogous marriage
> taking place and lasting long enough to bear fruit in even one other
> world is pretty low.  If 9 lives require _all nine_ analogues to be
> conceived but not born, the probability becomes vanishingly small.

Which matches up with how rare 9-lifed enchanters are supposed to be.

Allison

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