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For questions about the science fiction novel series "Patternist" (Patternmaster series or Seed to Harvest) by Octavia E. Butler that started in 1980 with "Wild Seed".

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What order should I read the Patternist/Patternmaster series in?

The Patternist Series by Octavia Butler has significant differences in the release / internal chronologies - the release order is Patternmaster, Mind of my Mind, Survivor, Wild Seed, Clay's Ark, but ...
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Why is Doro offended by a lie?

In Octavia Butler's Wild Seed, there is the following exchange: "A lie offends me, Anyanwu, and what I see of you is a lie. Show me what you really are." .... "Can my concealment be a ...