Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

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Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby Mark@N&E » Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:51 am

Can anyone explain the following: In “The Quest” Taita regains his manhood, then in “Desert God” he is a eunuch.
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby jeffw » Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:11 am

Gods do these things :? ; fairy stories - have given up trying to work out from which angle the author is coming from?
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby tedd » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:40 pm

Yes Jeff - there have been other hiccups mentioned in this site about disappearing wives and cousins and children: I seem to recall name changes (Courtney!!) without reason - but it is fiction after all! Incidentally I think I might have missed something - who is the Desert God? Is it Taita? He's hardly a god.
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A note for the moderator - I think this subject "Taita's eunuch status" should be transferred into the" Desert God" niche or we'll be losing track of the submissions.
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby jeffw » Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:45 am

Hi Tedd - you keeping well old friend? Next book will be out this coming summer; bit of an epic, can't help my love for Africa's colonial era! Will put it out for pre-order soon as poss. Think you will really enjoy this one; the story, the characters, everything, I love it. Not being narcissistic, but really enjoying the journey. Over 500 pages when finished; three quarters through at the mo. ps. have you seen the slating WS has received from his children on his Facebook page? Quite disturbing.
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby E-Hoog » Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:42 am

Mark@N&E wrote:Can anyone explain the following: In “The Quest” Taita regains his manhood, then in “Desert God” he is a eunuch.


I haven't read the new novel yet, but it's not a sequel to The Quest, but to River God, so in Desert God he should still be a eunuch
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby johnrogers » Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:45 pm

Mark@N&E wrote:Can anyone explain the following: In “The Quest” Taita regains his manhood, then in “Desert God” he is a eunuch.

Howdy Mark - There is a post in the Egyptian portion titled Taita's development re wisdom and magic,read it over,it won't answer your question but interesting anyway's.
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby Matbow » Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:03 pm

E-Hoog wrote:I haven't read the new novel yet, but it's not a sequel to The Quest, but to River God, so in Desert God he should still be a eunuch


That's what I thought too.
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Re: Desert God- Taita's eunuch status

Postby Captain Reactionary » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:37 pm

Mark@N&E wrote:Can anyone explain the following: In “The Quest” Taita regains his manhood, then in “Desert God” he is a eunuch.



Warlock and The Quest are both set many years after River God. Desert God is set immediately after it. You might also ask yourself why Pharaoh Tamose is on the throne of Egypt when he died in Warlock. Chronologically the books in the Egypt series go....
1/ River God
2/ Desert God
3/ Warlock
4/ The Quest
5/The Seventh Scroll

Their order of writing was....

1/ River God
2/ The Seventh Scroll
3/ Warlock
4/ The Quest
5/ Desert God
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