[DWJ] Living in other series

Eleanor Joslin eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Tue May 24 05:25:45 EDT 2011


On 24/05/11 06:08, Farah Mendlesohn wrote:
>>>
>>> But how can that be when he shows so much less power than Christopher
>> does?
>>> I thought it was pretty well established in _Lives_ that Tacroy was only
>> a
>>> regular enchanter.
>>
>> And wouldn't that mean that *everybody* from Series Eleven is a nine-lifed
>> enchanter?
>>
>>
>
> Tacroy has less power because his soul is owned by the chief but yes, there
> is a strong implication that they are all the equivalent (not the same) as
> nine lifed enchanters. It's one reason Christopher has so much difficulty
> there.

But he doesn't have extra lives like Christopher does.  When Christopher 
goes to other worlds, he leaves one life behind in bed and takes the 
rest along.  That's why he's solid and can smuggle items home without 
special equipment.  Tacroy can't do that, and he's astonished that 
Christopher can.

	Eleanor



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