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Chapter 364 of Book 3 is in the queue

January 1, 2016
Posted at 3:31 pm

The best of 2016 to everyone!

This week with Arlene and Jeff:

..."So, you think the wolf is telepathic?" Whitworth asked.

Jeff hesitated. "I… don't know. If he is, it's obvious that he has not fully meshed with Morales yet - if he ever manages. Or, there might be some other reason the two have functioned so well together. It might be that his version of telepathy is much more compatible with humans. Then again, maybe the wolf is highly empathetic and also extremely intelligent. People are still arguing over how intelligent dolphins are, even after studying them for years. The wolf can't talk, and I suspect that the environment over time has conditioned his species to be silent, and this silence has lasted so long that making any noise other than the quiet whine we've heard is difficult for him. Possibly, we did hear him howl once when he was on the plains, but then again, it could have been another animal."

"Morales did kill his buddy and he did it only a few minutes after arriving on 2214," Frank Wainwright pointed out.

Whitworth's voice changed. "Like I've mentioned before, it would have been murder here on Earth, true enough, but there are no laws on 2214, so technically he committed no crime. In addition, I would have done the same thing. He would never have survived the first week with Robinson doing stupid things, and with his arrogance and stupidity, he might well have gotten both of them killed the first day. The planet has a way of eliminating the stupid and slothful."

"So what are you going to do about Morales?" Art inquired...

Have a goodun;