[LMB] It's a sign (with even an ON-topic-ish reference)

Samantha Banker sbanker1 at cox.net
Tue Aug 14 21:47:11 BST 2007

sylvus tarn wrote:
> Oh, come on.  Barrayar, pre-shards is still significantly beyond our
> technology.  And sexist as it was, I can't believe they didn't have
> *some* sort of hormonal b/c, if not as sophisticated as the Betan kind
> (which always struck me as a sort of reversible tubal anyway, that is,
> more like a valve than a drug.)  Some analog of Jane had to be cooking
> stuff up in their basement, using the equiv of inkjet printers to make
> lil' pills.
I don't know about that.  In Barrayar, I remember Drou not having access 
to Cordelia's Betan pregnancy test circles.  If Barrayaran women don't 
have access to Clear Blue Easy, I don't think they have access to 
hormonal b/c.


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