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A few questions . . . posted 23 January 2005 in Author Q & AA few questions . . . by White Lord, Subdidact

Quote: "Cu'jara Cinmoi":3m4kdk4e
The only question out of these that doesn't find itself pinned to a important part of the future story has to do with women and sorcery (and even then!). Yes, as many women are born to the 'Few' as men, but due to oppression, they have no formal tradition as such: they're typically burned as witches. Neither the Schools nor the mundane powers tolerate sorcery outside the aegis of the Schools, so wizards suffer much the same fate.

I think I should cut it short there, since it becomes quite significant in AE.[/quote:3m4kdk4e]

I suspected I wouldn't get many answers to these questions... Anyway you confirmed my hypothesis on sorcery and women... so thanks! <!-- s:) --><img src="{SMILIES_PATH}/icon_smile.gif" alt=":)" title="Smile" /><!-- s:) -->

BTW, reading another post on sorcery I see you characterized the power or strength of the Few as involving intellect and experience. So how would you rate Achamian's sorcerous prowess, both compared to other Mandati, as well as Anagogic sorcerers?

I think there's more to him than one would think given his apparent weakness of character, and since he seems fated to be Kellhus's teacher it's something I'd like to have an idea of... view post


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