On Tuesday, February 11, 2003, at 12:07 PM, Philip Hart wrote: > > > On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Ruhlen, Rachel Louise (UMC-Student) wrote: > >> >> >>> -----Original Message----- >>> From: Andrew Lias [mailto:anrwlias at hotmail.com] >>> Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 10:51 AM >>> To: philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU; davids at kithrup.com >>> Cc: dragaera at dragaera.info >>> Subject: Re: SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again? >>> >>>  I've occasionally toyed with the notion of writing a >>> story about an >>> immortal whose memory capacity (on the whole, with certain >>> memories going >>> back further, others fading quicker) is only two centuries. >>> >> If the immortal learned to write things down... >> Rachel > > Could he trust himself? Anyone see Momento? Also note Wolfe's > Soldier in the Mist - the main character has no memory of events > previous to the day and uses a scroll as memory. Does Vlad trust himself? I mean, does he go to sleep fearing someday he'll have a dream about being an assassin again and end up with a knife in his side in the morning?