Talk:Aliss Demurrage

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Could someone (like, whoever wrote this article) add where the full name was given? I honestly don't recall reading it. (Yes, The Other Wiki's "citation needed" is a bit annoying, but it also is quite nice sometimes).

Beyond The New Discworld Companion, it seems to be a tough question. Not in Wyrd Sisters or Witches Abroad; maybe in The Light Fantastic, but that'll be harder to find. It may be only in the Companion. --Old Dickens 21:53, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure it's not in The Light Fantastic, but I've never read the Companion and definitely remember finding her name. It's a one-off mention, within a few pages of a story of her putting a castle to sleep for a hundred years, while the people inside had no idea. I recall this specifically because I noticed a possibly unintentional pun. After running it through my mind for a few seconds, curious about the single mention of Black Aliss' last name, I heard "LSD Mirage". This fit with my own time-bending psychedelic experiences and it stuck. -FramingChaos
Damn! It should be Witches Abroad, but I went through that and couldn't find it, as mentioned above. Where, then? --Old Dickens 01:25, 11 August 2010 (UTC)...The DiscWiki credits her in Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, Lords and Ladies, AND Maskerade. This is hard to believe. --Old Dickens 01:36, 11 August 2010 (UTC)
Her full name is given in Wyrd Sisters, on page 217 of 411 in my copy. I've got PDF copies, so I've searched them and can confirm that she is mentioned in Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, Lords and Ladies, and Maskerade. A couple are very brief mentions. Wyrd Sisters also mentions the "putting a castle to sleep" bit (actually warping time), and the black fingernails and teeth: the teeth are credited to her living in a gingerbread house and having a sweet tooth.--Necropants (talk) 13:21, 29 May 2017 (UTC)

Was it her fingernails that gave her the nickname Black Aliss? I could swear I remember reading it was her teeth. I won't change the entry, but if anyone can help clarify this it'd be most appreciated.

The New Discworld Companion credits both, actually. --Old Dickens 20:07, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

Not just the companion, I remember Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg telling Magrat about it, probably Wyrd Sisters or Witches Abroad. --Confusion (talk) 16:40, 22 December 2013 (GMT)