Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Tying Up Loose Ends
sandals on bare feet;
a coarse black robe;
a wide-brimmed hat;
white hair and beard;
a staff in his right hand.
Well, who does he make you think of?
"It was eerie how Gratillonius came to think of the Germanic God Wotan the Wanderer, Who leads the dead away."
-Poul and Karen Anderson, The Dog And The Wolf, Chapter XXV, section 1, p. 492.
I have already made this comparison, not remembering that Gratillonius had made it before me. See here. Corentinus' resemblance to Wotan is a foreshadowing because the Bishop will shortly exorcise Dahut and thus will lead her to the hereafter.
I was premature when I said that Gratillonius had contacted British leaders because his messenger was intercepted and drowned by Dahut. Something must be done.