Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: The cult did it.
From: (Dave Mack)
Date: 1990-05-18, 16:08

In article <> oliver@ucscb.UCSC.EDU (Dolphin) writes:
> >
> >In article <> (Dave Mack) writes:
>> >>In article <> (Jeremy Jones) writes:
> >->It looks to me like there is a cult.  Remember the circle of candles?
> >->Bobby, his friend Mike, and others are members of the cult.  This cult
> >->is the "darkness" referred to by the Bookhouse boys who oppose the cult.
> >-
> >-The circle of candles was only in Cooper's dream, and like everything
> >-else in the dream, has a purely symbolic meaning - it's code. Also, it
> >-gave Lynch a chance to film one of his favorite images: candles being
> >-blown out.
> >
> >No- There was a circle of candles in the railroad car, wasn't there?

Sorry, no. I just reviewed the tape of the pilot again. No candles
in the railroad car, just the mound of dirt with the necklace on
top and the piece of newsprint with "FIRE Walk with Me" at the base.

Obviously, there could have been candles there when Laura was being
killed, but they aren't there when Cooper and Truman arrive.

-- Dave Mack