[LMB] The Nature of Demons

baur baur baur at chello.at
Wed Jul 28 14:12:38 BST 2021

yes - i noticed that at the time .. 

but i simply assumed it to be an early form of moveable type ..

but the code would also work with a book that was printed using a copper engravement process or woodcut process .. (even an early lithographic proicess might be possible - it is not THAT high tech, it just needs the right idea)



> WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> hat am 28.07.2021 14:30 geschrieben:
> Has anyone noticed that “The Fivefold Way” must be a printed book? The code won’t work on anything else. Whether they used the Penric process or had moved to movable type in the two hundred years is unknown.
> The Penric Process requires a fairly advanced sorcerer to write the text by hand as part of the process. Anyone can set type. I did at 12. Will having a method to create a large number of printed books slow down the easier method or will the increased market speed it up? By Cazaril’s time, new printed books are in circulation, and not just religious texts.
> William A Wenrich
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> > On Jul 28, 2021, at 3:16 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> > Gwynne: Maybe.... years later Penric moves to Ordol and becomes
> > Learned Penric of Ordol. And writes a book on theology, 'The Five-fold
> > Pathway of the Soul'. Penric of Ordol’s book.... becomes Ordol's.....
> Blessed Chio could write a better thesis than Ordel, because she has
> experience. The Lady of Spring as a vaguely nice lady is right off as
> Cazaril will discover much later. Experiencing a 15 second eternity
> would solve that idea.
>> “That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”
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