Re: Dinosaurus Sapiens

Damien Broderick (
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 11:51:10 +1000

At 02:19 AM 11/27/96 -0500, Lyle wrote:

>I think the D. Sapiens scenario requires the intelligent dinosaurs to be
>confined to one small area; perhaps because the rest of the world was
>too hot and swampy for civilized life. If they lived on an island near
>one of the poles

In my 1980 sf novel THE DREAMING DRAGONS, Saurus sapiens lived on pre-freeze
Antarctica and didn't roam beyond its shores because they evolved Vingean
Tine-like group minds, connected via radio so that you got stupid fast if
you roamed too far from the pack. Individual brains were, so to speak,
terminals. A kind of trace immortality was built in to their distributed

Damien Broderick