howard at brazee.net
Tue Nov 9 16:36:27 GMT 2010
On 11/9/2010 9:29 AM, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> I really can't see Gregor "doing it" very much prior to marriage at all.
> His sense of honor (and recognition of his position) would prevent him
> from sleeping with anyone he didn't at least consider a possible
> Empress (since that might give her unfair hope... and a scandal upon
> the breakup), other than Cavilo, which was straight counter-deception,
> and since until Laisa he had not met such a person... well, I made it
> to my wedding bed at age 34 11/12ths without any notable prior sexual
> gymnastics, no reason Gregor couldn't have as well.
> One thing Gregor seems to prize above all else (until Laisa showed up)
> was his privacy. Providing the opportunity for a bunch of Courtesans
> to gossip about how good you were in bed would seem to run counter to
> his normal behavior.
When we look at real-world royalty, we see royals prizing privacy,
having strong sense of honor - but also having a sense of entitlement
along with young women who know they aren't marriage material who are
willing to bed them.
And what do you think happens?
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