"bloodline of my enemy" DISCUSSION

On page 332 of Against the Day, Scarsdale Vibe says, "I wanted so to believe. Even knowing my own seed was cursed, I wanted the eugenics argument to be faulty somehow. At the same time I coveted the bloodline of my enemy."

No doubt much to be said about this passage, but among other things it recalls this enigmatic passage from Gravity's Rainbow:

on Page 739: "... Between two station-marks, yellow crayon through the years of grease and passage, 1966 and 1971, I tasted my first blood. Do you want to put this part in?] We drank the blood of our enemies. That's why you see Gnostics ..."

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