Gus wrote:The British editions use the proper Latin phrase, aurum potestas est. The American publishers decided to switch it around. Why, I have absolutely no idea.
Koru wrote:Gus wrote:The British editions use the proper Latin phrase, aurum potestas est. The American publishers decided to switch it around. Why, I have absolutely no idea.
Because Americans are a people who like to change other languages to suit their own needs. (Says the American)
Nikita wrote:Um...when she's at the Cominetto Spa. Which is underground.
Maybe pixies have the gland situated at the back of their heads. We'd have to disect or x-ray a pixie to find out but I think I'm going to leave that to foaly...Also, it says in the beginning of TOD that the reason why Opal can't have the seeker-sleeper in her head is because pixie skulls are too fragile for surgery. Later, however, she gets a whole artificial organ shoved into her brain through surgery.
And guess what? I just realized this: Opal parts her hair in the back of her head when she shows Holly and Artemis the scar. Your pituitary gland is located behind your eyes. If she got the surgery there, they would have had to go through a large part of her brain to put it in the right place, that is if her 'fragile pixie skull' even held up to the surgery. It would've been easier to go through her nose.
Yes!! That one has been bothering me for ages!
AF takes place in the winter (Christmas Day) but there are mentions of cherry blossoms, rhododendrons, and a "fine night."
(And possibly TLC.)
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