[LMB] Death demon now reader response

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Sat Jul 24 02:12:13 BST 2021


On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 06:20:00PM +0100, Bujold list wrote:

> Likewise. One that caused me to abandon a book was a of a Greek
> member-of-a-phalanx soldier pulling out steel hooks to catch fish which he
> then fried in his cast-iron pan. They didn't call it the bronze age because
> bronze was fashionable, for crying out loud.

The Greek phalanxes are from the Iron Age, though there's Sumerian art
showing spear-shield walls from the 25th century BC.

OTOH the cast iron is probably still out of space and time; wiki has
that starting in 5th BC China.


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