[LMB] Character comparisons
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Thu Nov 4 07:28:13 GMT 2010
> Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2010 23:15:02 -0700
> From: Tel <teldreaming at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [LMB] Character comparisons
> To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
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> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:
> > --- On Thu, 10/14/10, Tel <teluekh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Aral -can't- chase Cordelia? It's not like Beta'd kill him.
> > You think not? War fever is still high, and he has something new to add to
> > his list of crimes - that he brainwashed and seduced their own war hero,
> > Cordelia. Who'd believe he didn't?
> > I think he'd be executed if not incarcerated. They'd make an example of
> > the Butcher of Komarr. Even Cordelia's mother can't believe Cordelia that
> > he's really all right, honest.
> > And what case could he make? "I wasn't really making war against you, it
> > was all a plot to kill my royal commander - and that business with Komarr
> > was all a misunderstanding." How could he prove it, when everyone on
> > several planets knows otherwise?
> > Not that I'm saying he shouldn't go to Beta Colony; just that I'm so glad
> > he didn't.
> > <http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold>
> I -really- don't think Beta Colony has the death penalty. It'd be
> inconsistent with everything we know about them.
I think they have a 'you'll wish you were dead' penalty - they just let
the therapists loose on you.
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