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Shadow Theory Verified

First, I have to say how much I truly loved this entire story. I cried at several points during the last chapters.

When I finished the story, at first one thing bothered me. I wondered, confusedly, why September was still missing her shadow, if she had wished everything/everyone whole and well again. This bothered me, and I thought about it for a while, and I think I understand now. I was hoping perhaps Cat might be able to verify this.

When Saturday met September, she was already missing her shadow. Therefore, I am assuming that when she wished that everyone be whole again, somehow the way the wishing works was dependent on Saturday's understanding of things. Therefore, since Saturday never knew September to have a shadow, he did not know to "correct" that change.

Does that make sense? Yes?



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littlekuroneko
Nov. 13th, 2009 05:45 am (UTC)
The way I thought about it, when September's shadow was cut from her, it became it's own entity (or maybe it was the whole time), and went skipping off of it's own volition. Septembers shadow seemed not merely a part of September, but a character in it's own right, a character that was a world away when she wished "everyone," meaning her present party, whole and safe.





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