[LMB] Did the Gods Murder Ista's Mother?

Helen Chapman hungrycatco at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 20:58:33 BST 2010


Can a god "murder"...............

If you accept that there are gods - by the very reason that they are gods,
can you ascribe the act of taking a life be murder in terms of godhood?

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 3:07 AM, Claire Nollet <cnollet at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 9:46 AM, sekhmet <sekhmet42 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> >I've read the book dozens of times and the coincidence of the timing never
> > occurred to me - good observation!<
> >
>
> Yeah -- I never thought about it, either.  It certainly would put an
> interesting twist on the story.
>
> But, you kind of love Ista's mom so much, because she was such a feisty old
> bird, that I'm really glad she didn't hang around long enough to descend
> into senility.  She got to see her great-grandchild, and the triumph of
> Iselle, so I'd have to say she had a good life.
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