How will House Phoenix arise from the ashes?

Jon_Lincicum at stream.com Jon_Lincicum at stream.com
Wed Dec 14 10:18:24 PST 2005

Philip Hart <philiph at slac.stanford.edu> 
Sent by: dragaera-bounces at dragaera.info
12/14/05 09:58 AM

"'Dragaera'" <dragaera at dragaera.info>

RE: How will House Phoenix arise from the ashes?

>Maybe Z_0 was a sport - the first Phoenix.  Maybe the Orb contains the
>magic whatever-it-is needed to produce a Houseworth of Phoenix out of 
>and Z_now will when the time is right use it - say as her last act as
>Maybe Z_0 was the last of her tribe, all the rest of which perished
>establishing the Empire or creating the Orb, which was designed to make
>new Phoenix with the side benefit of sorcery.  Maybe the Phoenix are the
>living embodiment of the Cycle.

I find it interesting that in our mythos, the Phoenix is supposed to bind 
up the ashes of its predessesors in an "egg" which will then be reborn 
into a new Phoenix.

I'd say the Orb makes a good parallel to an egg. They're both round, 
anyway. ;-)