POTD question...

Wed Jan 22 16:04:26 PST 2003

>> You are correct and a lot of writers miss this point. A good 
example is
>> Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time" books. Ten volumes, I don't 
think a
>> name is repeated once. Its like everyone on the planet has a 
>> name.

And then you've got GRRM's A Song of Ice and Fire, wherein there 
are a few dozen Walders, a handful of Waltyrs, lotsa Rickards, a 
coupla Jons, some Robbs and Roberts, and eighty bajillion people 
whose names begin with "San".

I think that we ought to be grateful that Steve only flings an 
Orlaan and a Loraan at us.