Millstone wrote:The wizzard does possess:
# a mysterious origin (his mother ran away before he was born?).
# a most unusual life-timer, that even Death doesn't understand.
# the memory of a certain egg and cress sandwich.
# an universe, that could very well be the one he lives in.
# the habit of taking great pride in merely staying alive.
But I think that being revealed as a deity would actually downgrade Granny Weatherwax.
I honestly have no idea. Between the Great 8, the Creators, the Auditors, the Anthropomorphic Personifications, the Gods, the Demons, the Things of the Dungeon Dimensions... all of which may or may not exist because of belief... I find myself rather confused over who works for who.LilMaibe wrote:Don't you think the great 8 would have something against the gods endangering someone who's actually above them?
Rincewind is a difficult example because he is supposed to be a hero in spite of himself. Such an "awesome loser" raises some questions.LilMaibe wrote:Why is it, to some people, apparently so hard to accept a character as being awesome without being something overly super special?
I agree, however. This is narrative causality at its finest.Quatermass wrote:I only suggested Rincewind simply because it seems to suit him, although to be frank, Death's theory (about Rincewind being the Eternal Coward) is probably better.
Quatermass wrote:I only suggested Rincewind simply because it seems to suit him, although to be frank, Death's theory (about Rincewind being the Eternal Coward) is probably better.
The more we learn about Death, the more he looks like Life dressed as a Goth.LilMaibe wrote:how would you imagine the personification of life?
I don't know much about Terry Pratchett himself and what inspires him. That's interesting.The Mad Collector wrote:and nicely balances Michael Moorcock's Eternal Hero, which seeing as Terry was (and probably still is) a Moorcock fan is certainly where that came from.
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