[LMB] HH chapter 15
kikibug13 at gmail.com
Wed May 3 12:23:53 BST 2006
On 5/3/06, Katrina Allis <k.m.allis at gmail.com> wrote:
<snip of some insightful comments>
> So what shape do people think Ingrey's and Ijada's souls are
> then? Neither of them appear to be as yielding to the gods as Cazaril does,
> and Ingrey doesn't appear to have any desire to surrender his will to Them
> at this stage, and I doubt that he will in future.
I think it is in the same 15th chapter that Lewko comments that neither
Ijada, nor Ingrey, have the right disposition to be god-touched (it may be
later). He is really rather surprised that the miracle of Boleso's funeral
Do the animal spirits somehow make a connecting link between the human and
> the god?
I think so. At least HH makes it seem that way to me :)
I think Umegat says something about how the gods work more easily through
> animals (or some animals) than plants or humans, because humans have will to
> resist, and plants take a very long time, and thus the miracle of funeral
Yes, he did say that gods find it easier to work with animals, I think. I
didn't think he explicitly connected it to the funeral rite (I think my mind
connected it to the menagerie), but it is an easy corrolary.
I think where I was heading is: what shape do you think the souls of Ingrey
> and Ijada are?
Sword (that he uses when he goes berserk) and war-hammer (like the one she
used with Boleso)? I don't really think so, these are just firt
And now I think I'll go to bed and curl up with the book my flatmate bought
> today after I told her about it yesterday
You have two hands. One to help yourself and one to help others.
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