[LMB] Re: Barrayaran names
agnes at charrel.net
Tue May 2 17:47:46 BST 2006
Kalina Varbanova wrote:
> On 5/2/06, BOB!! <robtjwms at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Keep in mind the way that Barrayaran names distinguish between a
>> Count's heir and his brothers (item 13 of the People section of the
Count's heir and every single Lord-level male in the family. Even the
second one in the line of succession to a countship.
> Hmm. This does make sense (Lord Mark insisting to Enrique to call him
> Lord Mark and not Lord Vorkosigan sort of leaps to my mind). I still
> cannot fully reconcile it; I will have to ponder it some more.
Check TWA and the scene where the armsman awakes Miles by calling him
Lord Vorkosigan instead of Lord Miles. He first thinks "why is he using
my father's title" before the big brick hits that if he is Lord
Vorkosigan, his grandfather is dead, his father is now Count Vorkosigan,
and he *is* Lord Vorkosigan.
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