minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Apr 2 19:00:43 EDT 2008
>>>A List-point to anyone who can identify the sources of all of these cat
and I declined to play properly
>> Nope, but I would guess from Vanyel, Gandalf and Kyra that the link might
>> be Fantasy Novel Protagonists? I suppose that Magrat is sort-of
>> protagonistic, if that's a word...
>Close. It's Fantasy Novel Characters. Most of the original characters
>after whom we have named our cats are not, in fact, protagonists.
Come to that, Gandalf isn't really, just Very Important. Yup, my mistake
>You'd probably have to have very similar reading tastes to mine to get them
>all, in fact...out of 11 cat names, 3 are protagonists, 8 writers are
>represented, and 10 books.
I'll go for Rowling (Severus), Lackey (Vanyel), gap (Shia -- that's a
religious sect, for me), Tolkein (Gandalf), gap (Fitz), Iknowthisonedammit!
-- Lackey again? (Teren), gap (Tazey), Pratchett (Magrat), Hambly (Kyra),
gap (Lujan), Feist & Wurts (Arakasi). But I have a nasty feeling that
there is misattribution in there somewhere. :-)
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