Two words about two letters etc.

Fri Jan 17 11:18:30 PST 2003

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Steve Simmons wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 12:22:33PM -0500, Mark A Mandel wrote:
> > Saltpeter forms at the bottom of dungheaps, which I think must be in
> > plentiful supply.
> A scarcity of sulphur, being elemental, would be a better hindrance.
> Unfortunately some laws of physics would have to be changed for that
> as well.  (technogeek handwave)

Also sulfur is a component of amino acids and some forms of sugars so
it's either plentiful or human life on Dragaera would be problematic.

I have a vague recollection of "sulfur" in conjunction with "Suntra"
but maybe that's hallucinatory.

- Philip