Version 1.3.2, Editorial group: alt.fan.heinlein.
Published 1997/10/6. Editor: email@example.com.NOJUNK.
This file is http://www.hearsay.demon.co.uk/lenvoi.txt. A recent HTML
version can be found at http://fly.hiwaay.net/~hester/heinlein.html.
© Simon Slavin 96, 97. Intact distribution of this file is encouraged.
You may /not/ make any profit for the supply of this information.
Lest anyone wonder what we're doing, we're trying to figure out who is
mentioned in L'Envoi, the last part of Heinlein's book called
The Number of the Beast. The source quoted should be the earliest one in
which the character appeared in the form in which they attend the
conference-- there's a time-travel element which means that the
characters may have been invited at any point (or points) in their
Suggestions for changes and/or additions must be /posted to the group/
as a forum for discussion, not sent direct to the editor -- I'm not
capable of judging the accuracy of these suggestions. Please *do* post
them--no one's going to laugh at you, and even if your suggestion
isn't right there's a chance that it'll cause an interesting discussion.
Please email any errors in my grammar, spelling, layout, or logic to me.
A distinction between real people (R), Heinlein's characters (H), and
other writers' characters (O) is maintained, the writers and books being
named where possible. Persons specifically introduced in Beastmay
have been omitted.
- Jubal Jubal Harshaw H ~ Stranger
Lafe Lafe Hubert H ~ Methuselah's Children (= Lazarus !)
Lazarus Lazarus Long H ~ Time Enough
Anne H ~ Stranger
Miriam H ~ Stranger
Dorcas H ~ Stranger
Athene Athene Long H ~ Time Enough
Jake Jacob Burroughs H ~ Beast
Tamara Tamara Long H ~ Time Enough
Doctor Rufo Rufo H ~ Glory Road
Ishtar Ishtar Long H ~ Time Enough
Galahad Galahad Long H ~ Time Enough
Snob H ~ The Beast (see anagram on business-card).
Minerva M. Weatheral Long H ~ Time Enough
Elizabeth Elizabeth Long H ~ Beast (originally 'Libby' of Misfit)
Gene Gene Roddenberry R ~ SF writer (Star Trek !). Quote from ST#1.
Maureen Maureen Smith H ~ Time Enough
Hazel Hazel Stone H ~ Space Family Stone/The Rolling Stones
Hilda Hilda Burroughs H ~ Beast
Harlan Harlan Ellison R ~ SF writer & critic.
Both Heinleins R ~ RAH and his wife Virginia.
Justin Justin Foote H ~ Time Enough
Zeb Zebadiah Carter H ~ Beast
Mordan Claud Mordan Claud H ~ Beyond This Horizon
Mike Michael Valentine H ~ Stranger
Master Poe Edgar Allen Poe R ~ Horror writer
Isaac Sir Isaac Newton H ~ Between Planets
Robert Bob Asprin R ~ SF writer, ran the 'Dorsai Irregulars'.
Arthur Arthur Conan Doyle R ~ Mystery and SF author
Worsel Worsel O ~ 'Doc.' Smith's Lensman series.
Betsy Betsy Curtis R ~ Nurse. longtime correspondent of RAH's.
Patricia Patty Paiwonsky ? H ~ Stranger
Buz F. M. Busby ? R ~ SF writer, worked on '61 Seattle WorldCon.
Joan Joan D. Vinge R ~ SF writer
Undine Undine Long H ~ Time Enough
Asimov Isaac Asimov R ~ SF writer
Benford Gregory Benford R ~ SF writer
Biggle Lloyd Biggle Jr. R ~ SFwriter
Bone J. F. Bone R ~ SFwriter
Broxon Mildred Downey B. R ~ SFwriter
Cargraves Donald Cargraves H ~ Rocket Ship Galileo
Challenger Professor C. O ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Challenger series
Chater (Norman?) Chater R ~ Neurosurgeon who bypassed RAH's blocked carotid
Coupling J. J. Coupling R ~ SFwriter (pseudonym of John R. Pierce)
Coster Bob Coster H ~ Chief Engineer, The Man who Sold the Moon
Dorosin ???? !!!!
Douglas Archibald Douglas H ~ Let There Be Light
Dula Art Dula R ~ Lawyer on the board of the late L-5 Society.
Doyle = Arthur
Forward Robert L. Forward R ~ SFwriter
Fu Fu Manchu ? O ~ The only one we can think of.
Giblett ???? !!!!
Gunn James Gunn R ~ SFwriter
Hartwell David Hartwell R ~ SFeditor
Haycock Christine Haycock R ~ Married to Sam Moskowitz.
Hedrick ???? One of the common surnames amoung the families.
Hoyle Fred Hoyle R ~ SFwriter, astronomer
Kondo Yoji Kondo R ~ Astronomer - worked on Apollo missions
Latham Phillip Latham R ~ SFwriter (pseudonym of Robert S. Richardson)
Mackenzie ???? (Chris Priest/Randall Garrett/Bob Silverberg ?)
MacRae Doc MacRae H ~ Red Planet
Martin Mary Lou Martin H ~ Let There Be Light
Mott ???? !!!!
Nourse Allan E. Nourse R ~ SFwriter
Oberhelman ???? !!!!
Passovoy Bob/Anne Passovoy R ~ TruFans, Robert's a Doctor, Anne's a filker.
Pinero Hugo Pinero H ~ Life-Line
Pournelle Jerry Pournelle R ~ SF writer
Richardson ???? !!!! (Mentioned Phillip Latham twice ?)
Rothman Milton Rothman R ~ Physicist, SF writer & fan.
Sagan Carl Sagan R ~ Astronomer
Scortia Thomas N. Scortia R ~ SFwriter
Schmidt Stanley Schmidt R ~ SFeditor
Slaughter Frank Slaughter ? R ~ SFwriter. Only one we can think of.
Smith E.E.(Doc.) Smith R ~ SFwriter. One of RAH's idols.
Stone Edith Stone H ~ Space Family Stone/The Rolling Stones
Taine John Taine R ~ SFwriter (pseudonym for Eric Temple Bell)
Watson Dr. Watson O ~ Sherlock Holmes' companion
Williamson Jack (Ian ?) R ~ Both SF writers
Benford R ~ Gregory or wife Joan, Jim or wife Hilary.
Hoag Jonathan Hoag H ~ The Unpleasant Profession
Mobyas Toras Mobyas Toras H ~ H's 'enhancement' of Burroughs' Mars stories
Escher M. C. Escher R ~ Dutch mathematical artist.
Cas Castor Stone H ~ Space Family Stone/The Rolling Stones
Pol Pollux Stone H ~ Space Family Stone/The Rolling Stones
Caleb Catlum Caleb Catlum O ~ Vincent McHugh's Caleb Catlum's America
Laz Lapis Lazuli L. H ~ Time Enough
Lor Lorelei Lee L. H ~ Time Enough
Ginnie Virginia Graylock O ~ Poul Anderson's Operation ... series
Winnie Winnie H ~ I Will Fear No Evil
Minnie = Minerva
Holly Holly Hardesty H ~ The Menace from Earth
Poddy Podkayne H ~ Podkayne of Mars
Libby = Elizabeth
Pink Marilyn Niven R ~ Larry's wife (after 'Fuzzy Pink' slippers)
Karen Karen Anderson R ~ SFwriter (Poul's wife)
Larry Laurence Niven R ~ SFwriter
Mr. Clemens S. L. Clemens R ~ Author (Mark Twain's real name.)
Bonforte John Bonforte H ~ Double Star
Sarge Smith Sgt. Smith R ~ RAH's friend
Penelope Penelope Bonforte H ~ Double Star
Ben Ben Bova R ~ SFeditor and writer
Charles Charles N. Brown R ~ Editor and publisher of LOCUS
Her Wisdom Star H ~ Glory Road
Hero Gordon Oscar Gordon H ~ Glory Road
Ira Ira Weatheral H ~ Time Enough
André André Norton ? R ~ SFwriter. The only 'Andre' we know !
Kat Moore Catherine Moore R ~ SFwriter
Fritz Fritz Leiber R ~ SFwriter
Cliff Clifford D. Simak R ~ SFwriter
Gordfather Gordon R. Dickson R ~ SFwriter
Berkeley Bishop Berkeley R ~ 18th-century English philosopher
Dodgson C. L. Dodgson R ~ SFwriter (Lewis Carrol's real name.)
Noisy Noisy Rhysling H ~ Green Hills
Holger Dansk Holger Dansk O ~ Poul Anderson's Three Hearts & Three Lions
B'f Shaeffer Beowulf Shaeffer O ~ Larry Niven's hero from Neutron Star, etc.
Pr.Wogglebug Prof. Wogglebug O ~ from L. Frank Baum's Oz series
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Will Hester <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOJUNK>,
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Julian Treadwell <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOJUNK>,
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Rich Rostrom <R-Rostrom@bgu.edu.NOJUNK>,
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Gary Farber <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOJUNK>,
Rich Rostrom <R-Rostrom@bgu.edu.NOJUNK>,
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