From: Graham J Robinson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue 28 Mar 2000 - 11:47:58 EEST
Bob Stancliffe wrote :
> I have been swept up in the concept that the Dragon Egg is the actual
>creature and that the Dragonnewt is a projected viewpoint for the egg to
>perceive the world... like a conscious Dream Dragon. The egg gains
>knowledge, experience, and perspective on the world, improving it's mystic
>status until it transforms into the final dragon form. The number of
>'newt bodies is unimportant, the time required is meaningless (especially
>if the egg could ingest nutrition), and the only reason to care about the
>death of an old body is to recover valuable properties and magics.
>Priceless image, totally YGMV.
Oh, I like this. And (some) rogue 'newts are those who realise their own
non-reality, and thus have no wish to die, since it ends their existence,
even though their 'other' will survive.
Graham Robinson. Dept. Computing Science, Glasgow.
"He hadn't a single redeeming vice."
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.7 : Fri 13 Jun 2003 - 21:13:45 EEST