[LMB] Penric 18 and closure

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Apr 25 00:22:04 BST 2016


On Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:07:36 +0000 (UTC), "M. Haller Yamada"
<thefabmadamem at yahoo.com> wrote:

>Thanks, Tony!
>
>
>I'm going to blame Disney Princesses for skewing the princess narrative. In the 
>historical narrative, there were not that many perky, beautiful princesses with 
>agency. Maybe a few, but it must have been much more common that princesses who 
>wouldn't be married would get farmed out/insinuated into the power structure of 
>national religious establishments. I really liked seeing this in this book. In CoC, 
>our princess was brave and daring and a fairly young adult. PoS, our "princesss" 
>was a dowager queen. It's rather nice to see a princess as a business woman and 
>political leader. 

It's easier to buy into this narrative if you don't have real-world ones
floating about.

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If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
 - Dorothy Parker


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