The Phoenix succession (was: The Jhereg)

Randi128 at aol.com Randi128 at aol.com
Tue Jan 7 13:37:05 PST 2003

On 2 Jan 2003, David Dyer Bennet wrote:
>Casey Rousseau wrote
>To the left, I am reminded of a passage from_Time Enough For Love_in which
>Lazarus Long Explains that one of the most effective types of lies is to 
tell the truth
>when it is not expected.
>>Actually, what he classifies as the highest type of lying is telling the 
exact truth
>>in such a way as it won't be believed.
>>It's just amazing; trust me on this.

I don't think Steve would ever mislead us. Card players are notoriously 
honest people.
It makes perfect sense that the phoenix just appear when needed. 
Maybe the gods just 'zap' the sperm and/or egg of the parent(s) and ,BAM, 
we've gotta winner. 
John D. Barbato, OD