Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Nguyet. Tuyet and Nguyet are twins. Tuyet is a boy, Nguyet is a girl. Nguyet burns herself out trying to stop the Lone Power.
Fun Note: Twin wizards are called twychilds.
Hesper. She becomes Hesper the Light - a Power meant to help defeat the Lone One.
Fun Note: Hesper was fashioned by the Powers to be the exact opposite of the Lone One. She was developed right under the Lone One's nose.
for chocolate. This is one of the best theories ever devised (in my opinion). Carmela says that cocoa is mostly only on our planet, and it sells very expensive.
Fun Note: Carmela admits to Kit she's selling chocolate over the alien chat boards, and Kit begins to worry some intergalactic police will show up and arrest Carmela for dealing in illegal chocolate.
Esemeli. On this planet, the Lone One is a she.
Fun Note: This Lone One actually has two names - first Ictanike and then later, Esemeli. Esemeli is the one used mostly in the book.
Roshaun, Filif and Sker'ret. Roshaun is a prince - he's a humanoid. Filif is a Demisiv - he looks like a Christmas tree. Sker'ret is a Rirhait - he looks like a giant purple centipede.
Fun Note: Sker'ret will eat anything. Mr. Callahan gets rid of his "Time" magazines by having Sker'ret eat them.
3. How fair is that? They send away two and get three!
|In book 7 ("Wizard's Holiday"), what is the name of the planet Kit and Nita go to for the wizard exchange program?||Diane Duane - "Wizard" Mania
Alaalu. Alaalu is a paradise, where it's always sunny, warm and people don't really die. Of course, paradise really doesn't exist... Enter Lone Power.
|In book 6 ("A Wizard Alone"), what is different about the eggbeater Carmela gets off the alien shopping channel?||Diane Duane - "Wizard" Mania
It has pulse lasers. This laser helps out later on in the books.
Fun Note: Book excerpt
"Kit looked at what he was holding. It looked very much like an eggbeater, except that eggbeaters don't usually have pulse lasers built into them.
Neets? He said silently.
Can I please move in with you?"
Darryl. Darryl McAllister is a wizard who's been stuck in his Ordeal for 3 months.
Fun Note: Nita gets his help message by having sinister dreams of clowns.
Chasing squirrels. Ponch loves to chase squirrels.
Fun Note: In the next books, Ponch's power plays a big part.
Brain tumor. The brain tumor causes things like forgetfulness and migraines.
Fun Note: Nita tries to keep her mother from dying, but in the end her mother saves Nita from the Lone Power.
Both of these. Those are just two of his many names, but no others are mentioned.
Fun Note: Book excerpt
"'I can hear [the spear] calling all the time now,' Ronan said. 'Not just calling me, either. Him.'
Nita laughs, 'Sorry, I usually think of Him as a Her.'
'Her!' Ronan sounded outraged, as if this was one shock too many."
Ronan. She has a crush on him, and then he kisses her. This is when she finds out there is a Power inside him.
Fun Note: This is the same Power she once knew as Peach the Macaw.
|In book 3 ("High Wizardry"), what movie does Dairine say "hit her with a terrible immediacy that books had not"?||Diane Duane - "Wizard" Mania
Star Wars. Dairine is a "Star Wars" fanatic.
Fun Note: Her bedspread is "Star Wars" and she wears Yoda PJs.
hNii't. That is how the whales say her name because of their talking being singing.
Fun Note: The whales pronounce Kit's name 'K!t'. How do you say that?
Ed. Nita can't remember his full name, so she calls him Ed for short.
Fun Note: Book Excerpt
"'Uh Ed-...ed-Rak,' Nita stumbled. 'Look, can I call you Ed?'
'A fry's name - for me, the Master. Well enough. You're the Sprat and I'm Ed.'"
Book of the Night with Moon. The Book of the Night with Moon is one power the Lone One can't dominate.
Fun Note: Excerpt from the Book of the Night with Moon.
"Those who refuse to serve the Powers,
become the tools of the Powers.
Those who agree to serve the Powers,
Themselves become the Powers.
Beware the Choice! Beware refusing it!"
- Book of the Night with Moon
Tetrastych XIV: "Fire Over Heaven"
Juanita and Christopher. Kit hates his name, Nita just uses the nickname.
Fun Note: Kit's name is not Spanish, but Nita's is and yet Kit's family is the Spanish one!