[LMB] modern Barrayaran fiction

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 26 14:38:33 GMT 2016

> From: Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>

> "Well, Balders, here we are at the Council of Counts.  Or, as it is also
> known, the most extensive collection of  clowns, fools and jesters since
> Vorringling sold his circus.  Look at them.  They claim to be able to rule
> Barrayar, but half of them are so senile that they'd have the Cetagandans
> back if it mean their potties got changed more quickly, and the rest are so
> drunk that they're seeing pink elephants."
> "Elephants, Lord VorB?"
> "Yes, Balders.  All of life here in Vorbarr Sultana revolves around these
> things: sex, money, power and elephants."

This is purely brilliant!

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