enero 2015

I was tempted to make some mention to Mother’s ecology but in the end I gave up. I wanted to provide clues as to the origin of Mother of which I will say no more to give away the story.  The problem was how to say it without comparing it to Earth’s own ecology because in that world, Earth is not known to exist thus, to be self-consistent, the novel cannot make such comparisons. (más…)

I had never managed to make a good picture of Mother in my mind.  In the end, it didn’t really matter, but I always felt there was something missing and inconsistent.  I knew there had to be coast at and around 0º latitude, 0º longitude or, in Mother’s terms, ‘0 grads fall’, and that there is where Pinnacle should be, however, I never made my mind whether the sea should be to the north of Pinnacle City or to the south and, mostly, I imagined the coastline running east to west but why should it be so, why couldn’t it run north to south or any other direction in between? (más…)