[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon - Chapter 9

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Wed Jul 28 20:01:06 BST 2021



> On Jul 28, 2021, at 2:22 PM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> Here is a bit I don't understand: Killing flies/vermin sheds chaos (because it is downhill?), but lighting candles/small fires/throwing off sparks doesn't shed chaos, even though it's also downhill magic? Why? Does it take a death of a non-human to shed chaos? But no, the untrained shed chaos by rusting things, and rotting things.

AFAIK, lighting a candle does shed chaos, but only so little as not to be useful as a chaos sink.

__ 
What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879 – 1962)



More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list