[LMB] OT: breaking rules Wrede works

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 15:52:19 BST 2015

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 5:18 AM, Kevin Kennedy <kevink45 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> There's a passage in A College of Magics by Caroline Stevermer about
> knowing the rules and when to flout them. The discussion is in etiquette
> class
> Sent from my iPad
> > On Sep 17, 2015, at 4:47 PM, Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I don't remember which story had the country-cousin heroine horrified at
> > the number of rules she had to learn...  until the tutor said, but how
> else
> > will you know when its appropriate to break them?  And then she learned
> > quickly.
> >
> > Possibly one of the Elemental Masters by Mercedes Lackey.
> >
> > Sylvia
> >

That might have been it.  I'll just have to re-read, won't I? ;)
Although how I could mix up C Stevermere and M Lackey's styles, I don't
know.  Perhaps because so many of her books have the country cousin needing
to learn big city etiquette.


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