[DWJ] Why does Christopher travel withthegypsiesinCF?(mildspoilers)

Kyla Tornheim kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Mon Aug 14 10:29:27 EDT 2006

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Paul Andinach wrote:

> On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Belben, Philip (Energy Wholesale) wrote:
> [and rather less mild spoilers for 'LoCC']
> > Whereas Mordecai (Tacroy) Roberts was imprisoned elsewhere in the
> > castle, and escaped.  ISTR that Christopher, Millie and Gabriel also
> > escaped, possibly because enchanters are strong enough not to be
> > affected by the weapon.
> I think it was just that they managed to avoid being hit with the
> weapon, but I don't recall for sure.

That was definitely it--it was everyone who had gone to capture the Wraith
(and popped back out of the star in the main hall when Christopher was
trying to get to Tacroy) who got de-magicked (Ralph having set up an
ambush), with the exception of Gabriel who was hit with the
life-scattering weapon. Christopher, Millie, and Tacroy were in the
castle, not on the capture-the-Wraith mission, and therefore weren't

Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.
       --Pliny the Younger

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