Talk:Creatures of Light and Darkness

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Background[edit]

I've seen it mentioned before that Creatures of Light and Darkness is a roman &agrave clef, but I've never heard any specific details. Does anyone here know more about how the novel corresponds to the Social Security Administration? Factitious 08:42, Dec 2, 2004 (UTC)

I agree. I've put in a request for a source. If nothing appears within a few weeks I'll remove it, move it to 'discussion'. --GwydionM 19:59, 21 December 2006 (UTC)
I just deleted the claim. The only source I could find for it was a Usenet post from three years ago, and it's pure speculation. -- Avram 04:20, 26 April 2007 (UTC)

Set's gear[edit]

The article states that Thoth scattered Set's gear across the Midworlds. The book (at least, the new edition) says that it was Anubis who did that (pg 150, if you want the reference). This doesn't include the wand, which Thoth had to commission a duplicate of, but seems to include the other two. Any confirmation on this? Is it just a difference between editions, or a typo/mistake in the article? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 173.56.123.211 (talk) 20:39, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

Good and evil[edit]

The article states that the good characters are truly good. Where does Madrak fit in? At the beginning, he appears good, but it turns out that he is in reality as self-serving as, for example, Anubis. Varn ix 13:51, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

Again, I agree. None of them are entirely good - the better side are often cruel and sometimes selfish. --GwydionM 20:00, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Typhon and black holes[edit]

I removed the comment "Typhon bears a grudge against Anubis." As I recall, Typhon is coldly suspicious, and is actually quite right. He also refuses to act without proof. --GwydionM 19:54, 21 December 2006 (UTC)

Reprint[edit]

A new edition was promised for the start of 2007. Amazon no longer show it. Does anyone know more? --GwydionM 12:27, 7 May 2007 (UTC)

I removed the broken Amazon link.--GwydionM 12:28, 7 May 2007 (UTC)

Amazon Shows it being released March 31 2010. Kev0153 (talk) 20:35, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

Does anybody know if this newly released version is has been typographically corrected? Revision as of 15:29, 18 September 2009 has a very nice introduction to the history of the manuscript which would be valuable to all interested in the book I think, even now that it has been released. (anonymous, 8 June 2010) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 64.178.97.249 (talk)

Nephthys[edit]

While this is her name in Egyptian mythology (or rather the Greek approximation), her name in the book is Nephytha. You can find the reference on pg. 100 of the Eos trade paperback republication. I edited her name in the "Places" section to reflect this while keeping the link to her "real world" counterpart. --Ever-Reve (talk) 19:55, 29 June 2013 (UTC)