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    Thread: The Warding of Witch World - Discussion
Post: RE: The Warding of Witch World - Discussion

(June 21st, 2021, 01:37 AM)Michael Wrote: I was happy to see Andre return to writing about the Witch World but I also felt like the book was kind of a rushed ending to the series. It's both rushed a...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 173 June 21st, 2021, 05:52 PM
    Thread: The Warding of Witch World - Discussion
Post: RE: The Warding of Witch World - Discussion

I'd agree that it works as a grand finale but it's really terrible not just in regard to the Gates, but the Magestone simply didn't work the way it was portrayed there. It's also not great for the tim...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 173 June 16th, 2021, 10:17 PM
    Thread: Help Needed
Post: RE: Help Needed

(March 14th, 2021, 02:39 AM)Marron4Gateau Wrote: I got a start on them. I’m working my way through Tales vol. 3. First 2 done already. (March 14th, 2021, 09:12 AM)Irene Wrote: I could do some.    ...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 291 March 14th, 2021, 11:24 AM
    Thread: Help Needed
Post: Help Needed

Jay has asked me to summarize the many short stories in the anthologies. While each of these has a page (and notes) on the Elwher wiki, it's not something I really look forward to doing alone. I'm no...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 291 March 13th, 2021, 10:09 PM
    Thread: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster movies
Post: RE: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster mo...

(December 13th, 2020, 05:57 PM)Marron4Gateau Wrote: Yeah, I noticed the guy who holds the rights to The Beastmaster movies and TV series is also connected to this project. It almost looks like the b...
Indagare Andre Norton 8 971 December 24th, 2020, 04:59 PM
    Thread: Amber Out of Quayth
Post: RE: Amber Out of Quayth

(September 2nd, 2020, 10:02 PM)Michael Wrote: I don't have the story any more but I always thought he was her brother. I don't know if my old notes would have anything about that but as they're lock...
Indagare Andre Norton 5 363 September 3rd, 2020, 10:01 AM
    Thread: Amber Out of Quayth
Post: RE: Amber Out of Quayth

Ysmay's relationship with Gyrerd must be extremely bad; I don't once recall her referring to him as her brother. I've always wondered if he wasn't a first cousin instead, the next male to inherit now ...
Indagare Andre Norton 5 363 August 31st, 2020, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: RE: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

(August 9th, 2020, 01:25 PM)Michael Wrote: I doubt Andre really thought that far ahead. She sometimes said that she never intended to write a "next Witch World book and then it would suddenly come t...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 594 August 9th, 2020, 01:44 PM
    Thread: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: RE: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

(August 9th, 2020, 09:48 AM)Irene Wrote: Sorry. I don't know either. WARDING OF THE WW would be my only guess for a source for names. I don't think that this is in any of the notebooks. I keep thin...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 594 August 9th, 2020, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: RE: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

(August 8th, 2020, 02:18 PM)Michael Wrote: I never came across any names for their children when I was annotating everything I could find about the Witch World in the 1980s and 1990s. I've gone over...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 594 August 8th, 2020, 08:47 PM
    Thread: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea
Post: Help: Children of Hilarion and Kaththea

I'm sure I asked this before, but I'm really hoping folks here can help me out. In Songsmith there is mention of two children of Hilarion and Kaththea born two years apart. They are not named in that ...
Indagare Andre Norton 6 594 August 7th, 2020, 06:58 PM
    Thread: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World
Post: RE: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World

(December 17th, 2019, 07:54 PM)Marron4Gateau Wrote: I always feel broadsided when people mention Kethan & Aislyn becoming a couple. Even as a teen when I first read Jargoon Pard, I thought the i...
Indagare Andre Norton 14 1,392 December 19th, 2019, 11:36 AM
    Thread: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World
Post: RE: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World

There are many timeline issues.  Things actually get weird as early as Gryphon in Glory when Elys and Jervon meet first Joisan and then Kerovan (ignoring the timeline set up in "Dragonscale Silver")....
Indagare Andre Norton 14 1,392 December 10th, 2019, 09:02 PM
    Thread: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World
Post: RE: The Jardgoon Pard vs Warding of Witch World

I'm sorry to say, Warding is not one of my favorite Witch World books. It's okay for what it is, but it really doesn't fit well in continuity. It's understandable she wanted to close the universe, but...
Indagare Andre Norton 14 1,392 November 16th, 2019, 11:49 PM
    Thread: Placeholder: Questions of Jargon Pard
Post: RE: Placeholder: Questions of Jargon Pard

Are we supposed to answer these? They seem like something only Andre could have answered.
Indagare Andre Norton 2 2,826 November 16th, 2019, 10:42 PM
    Thread: Witch World books!
Post: RE: Witch World books!

If we're talking just the Falconers here: 1) First appeared and described in Witch World (1963). In that story they were run out of their home country by barbarians a little over a century ago. They ...
Indagare Andre Norton 17 1,825 November 12th, 2019, 10:11 AM
    Thread: It's Done-Done
Post: RE: It's Done-Done

Congratulations!
Indagare Andre Norton 8 744 October 13th, 2019, 07:24 AM
    Thread: Preference Question
Post: RE: Preference Question

I tend to like links since it's usually shorter than trying to find the information. While a good search engine is indeed valuable, search engines can also turn up some very odd results.
Indagare Andre Norton 5 1,250 August 16th, 2019, 05:31 PM
    Thread: Lots-a-watts Presents
Post: RE: Lots-a-watts Presents

Hi Jay! I'm late to the party, but I wanted to thank you again for doing this!
Indagare Andre Norton 5 540 July 5th, 2019, 07:30 AM
    Thread: Seeking Elwher
Post: Seeking Elwher

Michael Wrote:Jay contacted me privately and much as I would like to help I cannot release any information due to privacy regulations. But for the record I don't have current contact information and c...
Indagare Fan Sites 4 661 April 10th, 2019, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Seeking Elwher
Post: Seeking Elwher

I'm looking to contact Elwher of http://elwher.wikidot.com/ . Jay Watts needs to contact him too. I haven't seen him around in a while and I fear the worst. If anyone knows a good way to contact Elwhe...
Indagare Fan Sites 4 661 April 7th, 2019, 10:49 PM
    Thread: Apologies
Post: Apologies

Apparently the private messages don't always let one know one has received one even with the setting on. Until recently I've gotten no private messages here at all, and I don't know if it's because no...
Indagare Andre Norton 4 463 March 27th, 2019, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Witch World Wonderings
Post: Witch World Wonderings

Lots-A-Watts Wrote:Indagare I have tried to send you several e-mails through here. I can't tell if they are going through. Please email me back so I get the right contact info. I only just got one em...
Indagare Andre Norton 19 1,101 March 26th, 2019, 09:58 PM
    Thread: Seakeep and Falcon Hope
Post: Seakeep and Falcon Hope

Michael Wrote:I don't have the story with me to check but mountain trails are notoriously long and curvy in many parts of the world. It could be she was imagining a long trip winding back and forth ar...
Indagare Andre Norton 22 1,118 March 25th, 2019, 03:08 PM
    Thread: Seakeep and Falcon Hope
Post: Seakeep and Falcon Hope

Michael Wrote:The three weeks could just be a bad estimate of probable travel time. I don't remember that Andre had any sort of precise maps made. Unfortunately the book is actually pretty explicit ab...
Indagare Andre Norton 22 1,118 March 25th, 2019, 09:47 AM
    Thread: Seakeep and Falcon Hope
Post: Seakeep and Falcon Hope

Irene Wrote:Hmmm. If you thought of those locations along the Appalachian trail. This could happen. Think villages in the low lands. I always thought that Dales were in the dales, and the valleys...
Indagare Andre Norton 22 1,118 March 22nd, 2019, 11:47 PM
    Thread: Seakeep and Falcon Hope
Post: Seakeep and Falcon Hope

I'm going to bump this a bit. I'm trying to work out geography for the Dales and Seakeepdale gives me headaches. So there's Ravenfielddale which I'm guessing is north of Seakeep and Linna which is a...
Indagare Andre Norton 22 1,118 March 21st, 2019, 06:51 PM
    Thread: Weld, Weldworm and Pookaworm
Post: Weld, Weldworm and Pookaworm

Michael Wrote:I don't remember them at all. It's been ages since I read "Spider Silk". Since I no longer have my books I cannot check but I have a question. The etymology for "weld" is somewhat limit...
Indagare Andre Norton 4 442 March 11th, 2019, 09:58 PM
    Thread: Weld, Weldworm and Pookaworm
Post: Weld, Weldworm and Pookaworm

So, in 'Spider Silk' it is the Year of the Weldworm when Dairine becomes a young woman. I've also seen the Year of the Weld in GURPS and Year of the Pookaworm in the note years. I'm guessing these cre...
Indagare Andre Norton 4 442 March 11th, 2019, 02:55 PM
    Thread: Witch World Ideas
Post: Witch World Ideas

Pergvin who served Lady Eldris (Kethan's grandmother via Herrel - also still alive). Actually, anyone from at least Eldris's generation would have known the Dales and Wastes from before the war. Ibyc...
Indagare Fan Fiction and Poems 4 529 March 9th, 2019, 08:31 PM