[LMB] A Civil Campaign

Meg Justus mmegaera at nwlink.com
Tue Jan 18 17:01:36 GMT 2011


Gwynne:
> Look at what they call Miles - Miles the monomaniacal, Mutie, Hyperactive
> little git, dwarf.... and so much more. They say the words you can't say 
> until
> there's no sting to it. For Ivan, I still think the 'Idiot' tag is part of 
> the protective
> colouring they give him - if you call him idiot often and loudly enough, 
> people
> write him off a bit, or at least seriously under-estimate him.

How much textev do we have that these names (for Miles *and* Ivan) ever make 
it outside the family circle?  Although I guess when your foster 
brother/cousin is the emperor, "family circle" takes on a whole new meaning.

Megaera 




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