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Sun May 19 18:42:53 BST 2013
> From: Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
> On May 19, 2013, at 2:25 AM, beatrice_otter at haugensgalleri.com wrote:
> > Haroche was a competent, loyal officer, who allowed his ambition to get
> > the better of him, and found the consequences spiraling out of control. I
> > do feel sorry for him--he has a point about the nepotism involved in
> > Miles' entire career, and especially how it must have looked to him from
> > the outside, and being passed over for him? Gah. Yet he deliberately
> > chose to attack his superior officer, who also seems to be something of a
> > friend, out of sheer ambition and jealousy. I agree with you that he
> > probably didn't mean it to be torture; and yet it was.
> There were two loyal officers who screwed up very badly in that book.
Very true. And they respond quite differently to their situation.
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