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

Tue Feb 11 11:48:09 PST 2003

On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 11:54:45AM -0800, Chris Olson - SunPS <Chrisf.Olson at Sun.COM> wrote:
> Hmm... I'm trying to recall, as I don't have the books in
> front of me, who said what, and I believe it was Cawti who
> suggested to Vlad that he go to Sethra, and that Aliera knew
> herself, and didn't have to go to Sethra for the knowledge (though
> this isn't actualy said anywhere, and I'm guessing).
> I would think that the ability is one a damn good sorcerer would
> have, and not many others....

Why complicate it?  Modern hypnotists do past life regression 
(whether you think it's fake or not is another matter) and 
the same sort of thing fits all the Dragaeran evidence -- ie, it 
requires an unusual but not necessarily rare skill, is something 
that Vlad wouldn't necessarily know (by that name) and Sethra 

I rather imagine that Noish-pa could help Vlad with that just as 
well as Sethra.

Matthew Hunter (matthew at infodancer.org)
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