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Topic: Questions about The Forerunner Saga (all three parts)

From: Gerasimos Tzivras
Location: Greece
Date: 09/10/2012

Dear Mr Bear,
Having read the first 2 books of your Forerunner Saga (which is amazing by the way), I came up a few questions.
First of all I would like to ask you if the Master Builder is still alive in Silentium, since he was presumed dead on Installation 04. I hope that he is alive, however, since he is my Favourite character.
My second question is related to the Didact. Having read Cryptum I was unable to understand the fifth permutation of the Mantle: "The peaceful one is at war without and within". Therefore I would be grateful if you could clarify me what this phrase means.
Finally, I would like to ask you if there is a specific reason as to why you are using so many Greek words for the titles and the rates as well as other terms of The Forerunner Empire.
Thank you for your time Mr Bear and keep up with the good work.
Yours sincerely,
Gerasimos Tzivras

Re: Questions about The Forerunner Saga (all three parts)

From: Greg Bear
Date: 10/31/2012

Thanks, Gerasimos! Greek is an ancient and cool language, and science fiction traditionally draws from it. I will say that the folks at 343 share your view on the Master Builder, and HALO SILENTIUM answers many of these questions in a way I hope you'll approve!

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