[LMB] HH chapter 15

Dan Tilque dtilque at nwlink.com
Sun May 7 06:03:24 BST 2006

Kalina Varbanova wrote:

> On 5/5/06, Dan Tilque <dtilque at nwlink.com> wrote:
>> I'm fairly sure he never said this about Ista. (that her soul
>> is like a sword)
> He did, too. Chapter 29, at the very end, he is talking to
> Ista:
> "It has to do with the shape of your soul, not its worthiness.
> You have to
> make a cup of yourself, to receive that pouring out. You are a
> sword. You
> were always a sword. Like your mother and your daughter,
> too—steel spines
> run in the women of your family."
> So, there it is. He not only said _of_ her, he said it _to_
> her!

Then how did she manage to become a saint? Saints are supposed to
have cup-like souls and she's the opposite, at least according to
Caz. She doesn't really seem sword-like to me, at least not like
the Provincara and Iselle. Could Caz have been wrong?

Dan Tilque

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