[LMB] analogy: Quintarians are to Quadrenes as Betans are to Barrayarans

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 19:00:47 BST 2015


I was thinking of Ivan, and wondering which god he'd prefer.  Or which god
would prefer him?

On Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 6:57 AM, Elizabeth Stowe <estowe427 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Eric: I wonder what's the god for people who would just rather be innocent
> >
> > bystanders?
>
> es: I think following the conventional pattern works for most people.
> Girls and soldiers of the Daughter to her; boys and military of the Son to
> him; adult women and medical types to the Mother; adult men and legal types
> to the Father. (And some others the list has discussed.) Just as Bergon and
> Iselle's wedding ritual assumed a move from Son and Daughter to Father and
> Mother. It's a way to stay under the radar.
>
> However, Eric, you don't really, in your heart of hearts, think of
> yourself as conventional, innocent, or a bystander, do you? (I'm intending
> humor here.)
>
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