[LMB] what is nikki's full name?

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 22 02:41:37 GMT 2011

> From: "Natali Vilic" natali.vilic at gmail.com

> On Friday, January 21, 2011 4:32 AM Gwynne Powell wrote:
> > Here's another Nikki question - if the retrogene treatments are totally
> > successful, why would his Vorjohn's dystrophy stop him from joining
> > the military and being a fleet jump pilot? 
> > But if they do that careful a gene scan when you go to sign up, why
> > didn't it pick up Rene Vorbretten's Ghem genes?
> > 
> > Gwynne
> I thought that was because the military admission 
> rules might change a dot slower then those of 
> commercial companies.
> Especially the Barrayaran ones, and especially those
> about illnesses considered as mutations.
> As for Rene, perhaps these gene scans were only 
> looking for illnesses.
> And it is Vorzohn's dystrophy. 
> My obsessive-compulsive self just would not
> shut up.
> Natali
True - the military is probably a lot more conservative. 

And oooops on the Vorzohn's - that's what I get for not checking!


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