[LMB] Wide Green questions....

John Lennard john.c.lennard at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 18:34:30 BST 2016

Gwynne: (Imagine if farmers could share, and donate bones - it'd be a
real gamechanger!)

LMB:  Mm, not so much.  One body can yield up to four long bones
suitable for knives -- two thigh, two upper arm.  Maybe more, from some
big, burly fellow.  The choke-point is hearts, and the willingness to
die early, assisted suicide in effect, to share a death into one.
That's likely to be a harder sell.

John: I get that, but isn't the dealbreaker the need for affinity? Even
granting a sharing knife made of Farmer bone, and primed with a Farmer's
heart's death, is it not the case that it would not function correctly if
stuck into a malice because it lacks the affinity to do so?

I have supposed that to be the case because Dag needed to break the
involution in the knife Fawn stuck in him at Greenspring using his ghost
hand. (Knife was lakewalker bone, from Kauneo, and the priming was Fawn's
conceptus by Stupid Sunny, lost to her via the Glassforge malice.)

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