* Patricia A. McKillip wrote a three-book series in which “Hegdis-Noon the Talking Pig of Hel” was an important historical figure. Hegdis-Noon has no lines.
* The “A” stands for “Actuary,” which was the career which Patricia A. McKillip’s parents dreamed of for her in their native land of Bungali.
* The second fact is not true. I only really had one.