SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again?

Tue Feb 11 04:51:51 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 07:21:01 -0500, you wrote:

>> > A related point - Dragaeran memory is impressive.  Sethra has detailed
>> > recollection of incidental conversations from (too lazy to check Alexx's
>> > timeline) many hundreds of years ago (_Yendi_) which Vlad probably
>> > misreports after a few years.  The storage capacity, chemical stability,
>> > filing heuristics, brain cell lifetime, ... involved are a triumph for
>> > those lame guys (the Shaqs of the Dragaeran universe).
>> I beg leave to slip the aforementioned line between your shoulder blades
>> again. To think that Sethra is representative of the average Dragaeran
>> is much too generous to said Dragaeran. I believe Sethra to be an
>> extraordinary sample of Dragaeran: extremely powerful, long lived,
>> undead, wise, etc. But otherwise, I would characterize Dragaeran memory
>> as equal to human memory (although there has never been mention of
>> mental ailments), with the notable difference that Dragaerans live
>> considerably longer.
>> Jose
>> --
>> Jose Marquez
>> jhereg69 at earthlink.net
>Actually... judging from Yendi i'd say that Sethra has something pretty
>freaking wild going on in regards to memory. The scene around the table from
>the Godslayer discussion I started earlier had an incident where Sethra digs
>back several centuries to remember something.
>(To be precise, that Sethra herself was the one that made the accusation
>against Norathar's family.)
>When she did it, she paused, rolled her eyes back into her head and tuned
>everybody out for a moment. That doesn't sound anything close to normal
>human memory. It sounds more like sorcery or witchcraft or just Sethra being
>any other theories on this?

She was accessing her memory archives in Dzur Mountain?



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