[LMB] Worst thing for Ivan

Tel teldreaming at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 00:02:21 GMT 2010


On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 8:03 AM, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net> wrote:

> At 02:02 PM 11/5/2010, Gwynne Powell wrote:
> >As for his refusal to marry - ALL the Vorkosigan-connected males held out
> for the
> >right person to come along.  Aral was 45, Gregor 35 and under enormous
> pressure
> >to marry, Miles was 30 (and he did EVERYTHING at breakneck speed
> otherwise.)
> >Illyan was in his 60's. So Ivan's long, lonely wait for the right one to
> come along
> >isn't unusual, yet they all see him as refusing to marry, where everyone
> else was
> >waiting for the right one.
>
> As had been pointed out, Aral was married at 20.
>
>
Piotr must have been married a fair bit before 30 too - he's only 30 years
older than Aral, and Aral had a legitimate if annoyingly nameless older
brother.

-Tel



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