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Angel and Senta

I got a question in the e-mail the other day from Staker. He asked where it mentioned that Angel and Senta were related. Well, I thought that it would be useful to a dd a quick page showing the reasoning. I'll add some more bits to it in a few weeks.

It is suggested that Angel is Senta's father in page 226 of Waylander 2, the text is below...

It is only a suggestion, but Angel thinks so. Also it is said here that Senta does not take after his father. Again, there are similarities between the two characters. Both of them are expert sword fighters and very strong.

It's mearly a suggestion, but a good one!

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Extract from Waylander 2, copyright David Gemmell.

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'Don't you like Senta?' he countered.
She looked away. 'I find him . . . exciting . . . frightening.'
'That's good,' he said. 'That's how life should be. Me,
I'm like an old armchair. Comfortable. A girl like" you needs more than that. Give him a chance. There's a lot of good in him.'
'Why do you like him so much?'
He grinned. 'I knew his mother,' he said. 'A long time ago. Before he was born.'
'You mean. . . ?'
'I have no idea, but he could be. He certainly doesn't take after the husband. But that's between you and me now! Understand?'
'And yet you would have fought him back at the cabin?'
He nodded, his face solemn. 'I wouldn't have won. He's very good. The best I've ever seen.' Suddenly she laughed. 'What's so amusing?' he asked.
'He wasn't going to try to kill you. I read that in his thoughts. He was looking to disarm or wound you.'
'That would have been a bad mistake.'
She looked into his eyes and her smile faded. 'But you might have been killing your own son!'
'I know. Not very uplifting, is it? But I am a warrior, Miriel, and when swords are drawn there is no emotion. Merely survival or death.' He glanced at the Nadir boy, who was sleeping now against a rock, his head resting on his stick-thin arms, his knees drawn up to his belly. Rising silently, Angel moved across to the lad, covering him with his cloak. Then he returned to Miriel. 'What is the old man planning?'