[LMB] Paladin of Souls and Juana la Loca
gsvaughan at insightbb.com
Thu Aug 2 20:32:57 BST 2007
Dear Pat and list,
My recollection is that PoS is a retelling of the final tale of El Cid,
wherein El Cid's wife had his body strapped onto his horse in order to lead
his troops in victory.
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Subject: [LMB] Paladin of Souls and Juana la Loca
When I remembered that the madness of "Juana the Mad" was an obsession with
her husband to the point of clinging, and that she drove around Spain with
his corpse by her side, I realized who she was in Chalion -
She's Cattliara dy Lutez.
I still like the plot bunny that sends one of Iselle's daughters to the
Chalionverse equivalent of England to marry the Crown Prince. It should be a
much happier ending this time.
And their oldest daughter marry the king of Scotland and unite the lands.
"A Crisis Era is when any bright 4th grader can write the alternate
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