[LMB] parenting amongst the haut

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 17 17:34:50 BST 2012

> From: Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Damien Sullivan
> <phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 08:51:33PM -0700, Jeff Shultz wrote:
> >> I thought that Mia Maz explained all this in Cetaganda.
> >
> > Still doesn't tell us who's managing the creche.  Who actually raises
> > the children?  Their haut relatives?  Ba?  Commoner servants?  Who
> > changes haut diapers and teaches them to read and how to be haut?
> >
> > -xx- Damien X-)
> My money's on Ba relatives.  I'm guessing the Cetagandans don't do
> commoner servants, though the only textev I have is that Betans
> consider human servants to be odd (at least Cordelia finds it strange
> in B).
> Karen Hunt

i think they'd use ghem women. We see ghem women working for the 
Star Creche and Consorts in Cetaganda and Diplomatic Immunity.  It's
probably seen as an honour to work for them.

I had the impression that the ba were confined to Imperial use.


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