[LMB] Imperfect food

Hilary Powers hilary at powersedit.com
Thu Aug 18 17:59:01 BST 2016


On 8/18/2016 7:27 AM, Howard Brazee wrote:
>
>> On Aug 18, 2016, at 8:05 AM, Brad Jones <brad at kazrak.com> wrote:
>>
>>> What have we seen in the Vorkosiverse outside of Barrayar that shows that
>>> imperfect creations can be preferred?
>>>
>>>
>> I find myself wondering if the haut women will end up in the replicator
>> wine trap - all so perfect that they're nigh-identical, and it makes
>> someone less perfect stand out and seem more desirable for variety's sake.
>
> That is a danger - but they *did* give lip service to Miles’ blood.

And judging by the planetary consorts assembled in Cetaganda, at least 
in physical terms the haut pursue a wide variety of forms of beauty....

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