[LMB] Why is Aral bisexual?

Raye Johnsen raye_j at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 7 21:49:12 GMT 2015

I personally have thought it was a way of both bringing him closer to Cordelia (as someone who is used to the idea and will accept someone of that orientation) and othering him from Barrayar (who aren't and can't).

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  On Tue, 8 Dec, 2015 at 7:34 am, Margaret Devere<margaret at devere.net> wrote:   Matt asks: Why is Aral bisexual, from a Doylesian perspective?

Very interesting question, and I'm going to offer a top-of-the-head thought.

Perhaps LMB thought that bisexuality was a powerful force in creating Aral's
self-awareness and inner complexity, and she uses that complexity in other


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