[LMB] Polly Oliver on Barrayar?

Phil Boswell phil.boswell at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 20:22:57 GMT 2007


On 14/02/07, Lois McMaster Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
[snip about disguised female soldiers]
> ***  Actually, while disguised female soldiers were likely common in the
> Time of Isolation, they'd have been eliminated on modern Barrayar by the
> same techno-social innovation that did the job in our world -- the
> induction physical.  That late 19th C. medical invention ended an era in
> more ways than one, I suspect.

Unless, of course, the person conducting the physical had been
subverted or was indeed themselves female ;-)

Which is where the nod to Pterry would come in >:)
-- 
Phil


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