Wed Mar 12 06:05:24 PST 2003

On Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at 12:23 AM, David Silberstein wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Frank Mayhar wrote:
>> Chris Turkel wrote:
>>> I have read on various web sites that Dragaera was settled by
>>> Terrans...what evidence in the book is there? Did I miss it?
>> Issola.  During Sethra's long-winded explanation requested by Vlad, 
>> to his
>> great regret. :-)  She says as much, explicitly.
> She doesn't say exactly that.  What she says is that Easterners - what
> *we* call humans - arrived first (except for the Serioli, who are
> native) and were modified by the Jenoine into Dragaerans.  She doesn't
> say explicitly "terrans", of course.
> This also jibes with the Serioli calling Vlad "of the Old People" or
> "People from the small invisible lights".

I should modify my original question . I have read Issola but even 
before it was published there was such speculation. Are there 
references in earlier books?