[LMB] Demons as foundlings

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 22:14:33 BST 2019


On Thu, Jul 18, 2019 at 9:28 AM Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu>
wrote:

> Though, at the other end of our timeline, Foix is finding his demon very
> useful indeed.  Even before Ista helps the process along.
>

Oh, I don't doubt that very young demons are highly useful to hedge
sorcerers.  (Which is really what Foix was, in practice if not in and by
intent.)  But probably most such sorcerers end up dying as a consequence of
their passengers.

I wonder if the storing up and controlled shedding of chaos can in any way
be comparable to toilet training.


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