[LMB] Penric reread -- how do Des's powers compare with other canonical demons' ?
M. Haller Yamada
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Mon Jun 17 06:57:06 BST 2019
On Monday, June 17, 2019 11:38:38 AM JST, <pouncer at aol.com> wrote:
Could Desdemona do what Cattilara's un-named demon did?
To recap, that demon under Catti's insistent demand pushed the VERY uphill
magic of animating a dead body, powering the result with the life force of
someone else, and trapping a soul, away from the god it desires and away
from that god's desire, in an un-living if familiar shell? A chaotic result, and
no question. But healing wounds -- or moving wounds from Arhys to Illvin and
back , on schedule yet -- seems to me a highly ordered process.
Set aside animating a zombie ... Can Des "share" life force from a
willing donor to a wounded recipient, or perhaps divide two wounds,
the combination fatal, between two "victims", each with the stamina
to recover from either one of the two injuries?
Micki: I am pretty sure that later in the Penric novels, we see Des sharing Pen'slifeforce to save someone. The general? Somebody in a rock slide???I'll have to keep re-reading, lol.
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