[LMB] Re: HH ch 14
k.m.allis at gmail.com
Wed May 10 09:23:49 BST 2006
> There are times when justice is a terrible thing... the gods of Chalion
> seem to be into offering mercy when it's possible. Consider the
> Dratsab's approach to Joena and her demon at the climax of HH.
Which is why I find it really interesting that Ijada's cry is for justice,
rather than mercy, contrasted to Cazaril, who says that we would be fools to
pray for justice.
Upon reflection, I decided that was probably due to their differences in age
and experiences, but still find it very interesting. I wonder what Ingrey's
take was on justice and mercy at the end of HH, compared to at the
To err is human. To really screw things up requires a computer.
Prayer, he suspected as he hoisted himself up and turned for the door, was
putting one foot in front of the other. Moving all the same.
Lois McMaster Bujold, _Curse of Chalion_
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