<div>Sorry, the last email escaped me before I'd finished it:</div>
<div>>(I have an impression that there's a precedent in DWJ for people<br>>taking powers in vain and then getting squished when the powers<br>>actually show up, but I can't think where at the moment.)</div>
<div>The Walker's appearance reminded me of when Tash shows up (to everyone's surprise) in The Last Battle, and carries Shift off (iirc). And it was pointed out to me yesterday that next year is the 50th anniversary of the Chronicles of Narnia.