[LMB] Penric 18 and closure

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Thu Apr 28 10:22:09 BST 2016


On Sun, 24 Apr 2016 21:05:47 -0700, "Tony Zbaraschuk" <tonyz at eskimo.com>
wrote:

>
>On Sun, April 24, 2016 1:18 pm, Margaret Dean wrote:
>> It's always hard to remember one's first impressions of a work after
>> subsequent readings, but it seems to me that since this was a princess-
>> *archdivine*, I was already prepared for her to be a mature woman.  One
>> doesn't, somehow (or at least I don't) expect a senior religious figure to
>>  be a sweet young thing.
>
>Historically, it was not unknown for lesser children of nobility/royalty
>to get farmed into the church, and sometimes made of very high rank at
>very young age.

"Army, Navy, Divinity, Law, Farming, Politics, Trade" - traditional
disposition of successive sons.
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