[LMB] Barrayaran house uniforms/Vor lord privileges

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Fri Jul 3 21:13:40 BST 2009


At 05:32 PM 7/2/2009, Jeff Shultz wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Kevin Kennedy <kevink45 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> If Piotr was upset enough to kick Aral&Cordelia out of Vorkosigan House,
>> and to try to kill Miles, I can see him fathering another child out of
>> spite, to name it heir. The sort of situation that leads to proverbs like
>> "Marry in haste, repent at leisure" And as much as he loved his wife, can we
>> be sure he didn't sow some wild oats before marriage or swive the
>> chambermaids or suchlike. Could Aral have a half brother out there
>> somewhere?
>
>It's very simple why he didn't: Lois didn't want him to (it would have
>screwed up her storyline, for one thing).

That's a Doylist explanation.  The evident idea of this thread is to come up with a Watsonian explanation.


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