Re: El Aleph

Darin Sunley (
Fri, 01 Jan 1999 20:31:22 -0600

christophe delriviere wrote:
> Anders Sandberg wrote:
> > >
> > > What happened to them is a very interesting question. Probably they
> > > tunneled to new Big Bangs when it started getting cold.
> >
> Is the SF writer of such a
> tremendously difficult story to tell already born ;)? (i mean a good story,

Depending on how abstractly you want to interpret it, allowing for 50,000 plus
years of cultural distortion, Tolkein's Silmarillion might fit into this genre.

What were those elves up to, with all this gem "creation" anyways? Mega-scale engineering [Directing geologic processes on a massive scale]? or merely nonotech computers?


Darin Sunley