Infidel wrote:Because omniscient narrators don't give opinions
They don't? Seems I have just found the new frontier of literature that will allow me to write a groundbreaking novel that'll be required reading in colleges the world over.
Anyway, it seems there's a confusion between omniscient narrator and heterodiegetic narrator. A narrator may very well be opinionated, misleading, non-omniscient, and still not a character in the story. (If the narrator is a character in the story, then you have a homodiegetic narrator.)
Lord Kasavin wrote:Eh, there's a good chance in all his talks with Sizemore at least (and possibly Maggie) that it came up. I mean, realistically, the narrative we receive can't include every thing learned by all characters. Either the details or to minor to warrant revelation, or they are kept secret to later create a revelation.
We've never seen him asking about how he came to be here. There's some angst about whether it's real or not, but all the questions he asked was about the way the world worked, not why he was here. Plus, there's only two persons who know about the support plan thing: Stanley and Wanda.