comments, question about _Phoenix_

Wed Feb 26 09:44:00 PST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark A Mandel [mailto:mam at theworld.com] 

> Aliera seems to have recognized Vlad, her reborn brother, the 
> moment she
> saw him in the Paths of the Dead (the "place", not the book). 

This perception may have been enhanced by environment, rather than

E.g., the nature of the paths of the dead let Aliera perceive something
that was familiar about Vlad, despite his current form.

Also, Aliera isn't a typical case, given her ancestry.