[LMB] OT: Terry Pratchett

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 13 17:49:59 BST 2021


From: "Richard G. Molpus" <rgmolpus at flash.net>

> Gwynne: True. But I love Rincewind. He's Fate's chew toy; his
> incompetence isn't his own fault,

Which was also Sir PTerry's punch-back to the mighty hero vs the Evol
Sorcerer.
Here's a Wizzzzzard, he's not evil, he couldn't rule the world if he wanted
to, and he doesn't even want to.

Gwynne: There's also a whole world of meaning in that sad Wizzzard hat.
Rincewind IS a wizard. The fact that he can't do magic doesn't matter.
That's a point in the stories; you are what you are, it doesn't depend on
what you do. (Mind you, it's always easier when the two are congruent.)


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