At 04:47 PM 3/5/2003 -0800, Philip Hart wrote: >On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Steven Brust wrote: > > > At 05:33 PM 3/5/2003 -0500, Gaertk at aol.com wrote: > > > > > >So what was the reason behind the stream-of-3-consciousnesses > > >bit in _Issola_? > > > > If you don't know, then they didn't work. > >Couldn't it (they, whatever) have worked without his consciously knowing? Well, I dunno. If the reader goes, "What the hell was *that* doing in there?" then I have to say it didn't work, at least by my standards.