[LMB] the franchise on Barrayar

Heather Harper harpingheather at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 13:00:00 GMT 2013

On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Sue Cone <suecone at mindspring.com> wrote:

> On 2/23/2013 10:26 AM, Nancy L. Barber wrote:
>> On Feb 23, 2013, at 10:15 AM, Karen Hunt wrote:
>>> On Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 9:50 AM, Sue Cone <suecone at mindspring.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> If you are a Count, can you remain an Imperial Auditor?  The others
>>>> don't
>>>> appear to be Counts.
>>> There has been a bit of discussion here and there, and even a bit of
>>> authorial statement.
>> Found the two I have saved...
>> This is the longer one:
>> http://lists.herald.co.uk/**pipermail/lois-bujold/2010-**
>> November/059265.html<http://lists.herald.co.uk/pipermail/lois-bujold/2010-November/059265.html>
>> ...which is the longer version of what Karen said.
>> and later, and shorter:
>> http://lists.herald.co.uk/**pipermail/lois-bujold/2011-**
>> February/069888.html<http://lists.herald.co.uk/pipermail/lois-bujold/2011-February/069888.html>
>> ...where Lois reiterates that she doesn't know if Gregor accepts Miles'
>> resignation.
> Oh my -- thank you for this!  I began reading the books this spring (and
> very quickly became besotted with them) so of course was not around for the
> devastating end of Cryoburn discussions.  I'm glad you saved them, and very
> glad I asked my question!
One thing I'm not sure people have considered is that Miles could recuse
himself from cases that are, or develop into, conflicts of interest.

Miles having to voluntarily step away from the action?  Now that sounds
like a good example of a "worst thing to do."  :D

Take care,

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