kakaze wrote:I'm halfway through Wyrd Sisters now and, while she's more world weary than in Equal Rites, she's still not as advanced as in Carpe Jungulum.
poohcarrot wrote:kakaze wrote:I'm halfway through Wyrd Sisters now and, while she's more world weary than in Equal Rites, she's still not as advanced as in Carpe Jungulum.
Translation = Seize the psychologist
CrysaniaMajere wrote::) book after book she grows, in the end Tiffany sees her borrowing the hive, so she doesn't actually change, she just "grow up", and her witchcraft grows too.
Now she's pratically a Borg Queen
I sort of see them as like those very old 16th Century chests with really deep, somewhat crude carvings that are black with age. But as the book says, they are impossible to see - Esk only gets to see then once she becomes a proper wizard.kakaze wrote:When you read equal rites, how to picture the staff's carvings?
Welcome bj420!bj420 wrote:I've just finished this book and came here to see if my reading was similar to others, but I've seen no reference to my interpretation of the book which may suggest I am wrong.
Ignoring the gender issues in the book (hard when that is the main idea), I believe that Simon is, in fact, meant to be the Disc's Einstein. He breaks down the behaviour of the entire disc into numbers and equations, and the others all can see that it all makes a lot of sense even if they can't understand it.
The creatures from the Dungeon Dimensions are probably a reference to the powers behind Einstein's theory, i.e. the dangers of nuclear technology. The wisdom to know all about the science but not to use it reflects the same situation with regards to nuclear weaponry and maybe even nuclear power etc.
The new science that Esk and Simon went off to study is probably relativity and quantum physics.
Am I way off track or was this just too obvious to be mentioned here?
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