Talk:Majipoor series

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Piurifayne inhabitants[edit]

re Races of Majipoor and ancient laws; are there any inhabitants of Piurifayne other than Piurivar? -- Richardson mcphillips1 (talk) 22:08, 16 November 2007 (UTC)

Majipoor inhabitants#Forest brethren Verdi1 (talk) 05:57, 17 November 2007 (UTC)

thanks, but I don't see the answer. Can you specify or quote?Richardson mcphillips1 (talk) 22:08, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Forest brethren are inhabitants of Piurifayn other than Puirivar. When Lord Valentine visited Puirifayn in Lord Valentine's Castle, Forest Brethren helped him and his friends to excape raged Puirivars. Some knowledge about relations between Piurivars and the Forest Brethren can also be found in that book. Forest Brethren are a primitive aboriginal tribe of rainforests in central Zimroel, a distinct biological species that evolved on Majipoor independently from Piurivar. I cannot cite the book because I read it in a language other than English. Verdi1 (talk) 07:29, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Story information/citations[edit]

I changed the obviously incorrect italicization of the story titles to quotes. The Robert Silverberg article also includes '"The Sorcerer's Apprentice" (novella, 2004, in Flights)' but I don't know where that goes in the chronology, so if someone could add that, that would be great - and it describes "The Book of Changes" as a novella and, since it was published in Legends II, it would have to be, so I changed the "novelette" description in this article. -- Also changed the "short stories" description of Majipoor Chronicles to "story collection" since it includes short stories, novelettes, and novellas. (talk) 07:33, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

Possible inclusion of "Kingdoms of the Wall"[edit]

It's been a while since I read it, but if I remember correctly Silverberg's "Kingdoms of the Wall" is pretty obviously set on Majipoor (or what would be called Majipoor later in the internal chronology). Like I said, it's been a while, so I'm not quite confident enough to put in a section yet, but I think it could be considered an unofficial or "one-off" Majipoor book. If my memory is correct, it certainly deserves some mention. --adamatari (talk) 16:11, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

I read the book years ago and have no recollection of its having anything to do with Majipoor. For inclusion in the article, we'd need a reliable source to cite. Rivertorch (talk) 23:53, 15 December 2008 (UTC)


Can anyone confirm where Robert Silverberg's Majipoor: Revolt on Majipoor fits in the series chronologically and add it to the article? It's written by Matthew J. Costello but authorised by Silverberg as part of the Crossroads gamebook series set in the universes of major authors: (Anne McCaffrey's Pern, David Drake's Dragon Lord, C. J. Cherryh's Morgaine, L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt's Incomplete Enchanter, Steven Brust's Jhereg, Christopher Stasheff's Warlock of Gramarye, Piers Anthony's Xanth, Lynn Abbey's Rifkind, Daughter of the Bright Moon, Roger Zelazny's Amber, Katherine Kurtz's Deryni, Robert Heinlein's Glory Road). --xensyriaT 13:39, 18 April 2012 (UTC)

The lede suggests that scope of the article is limited to Silverberg's own writings. I wouldn't be opposed to the addition of a short section at the bottom mentioning authorized works by other authors, if it's reliably sourced, but I don't see anywhere to place such content without adding such a section. Rivertorch (talk) 17:52, 18 April 2012 (UTC)