October Daye series, by Seanan McGuire

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  1. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    I'm currently devouring this series.

    I have a question about something in One Salt Sea.

    Danny is relating to Toby what the rocks from the redwood forest said, and the Luidaeg asked if they wept when the towers fell. Danny and Toby had no idea what she meant.

    Anyone know what the towers are? I jumped straight to 9/11, and the WTC towers falling. But Toby et al didn't -- so, either I got the wrong towers, or they're in a parallel universe.
     
  2. Rijomu Sezain

    Rijomu Sezain Aes Sedai

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    I can't remember exactly what I thought while reading that scene or if 9/11 crossed my mind at all, but I'm pretty sure that the Luideag was talking about something in Faerie History. Why would a bunch of rocks in a forest in California care about some man-made structure in NYC anyway?
     
  3. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    That's why I'm confused. :cheese

    But why did the Luidaeg care what the rocks thought about the towers?

    Hoping for an answer in upcoming books.
     
  4. Rijomu Sezain

    Rijomu Sezain Aes Sedai

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    Why does the Luideag do anything?

    (There are some answers to the Luideag in the Winter Long.)
     
  5. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    :lol True.

    And oh good. I'm on Chimes, and I haven't read the last 2 yet.
     
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    Alcyon Devrix Gaidin

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    I've been listening to the audio books. I believe the towers falling refers to the earthquake which killed the previous king. The next couple books are pretty fantastic.
     
  7. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Mother Amyrlin Seat

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    I'm on the Rose one. :joy