[LMB] Miles takes over

baur baur baur at chello.at
Tue Apr 18 05:32:01 BST 2017


well - showing the aristocrats what happens if they really annoy the "betan
frill" might have helped a lot ("beware of betans, when they are on gift
shopping expeditions" - hmm - works even in latin: "timeo Betanos et dona
mercatur" ... or would Betan be another declination?)

Servus

markus

> 
>     Federico Bergstein <almirantenaismith at gmail.com> hat am 17. April 2017 um
> 21:20 geschrieben:
> 
> 
>     echoes of Cordelia not having problems with aristocracy as long as she
> gets
>     to be an aristocrat?
> 
>     On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 2:23 PM, Fred Smith
> <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>
>     wrote:
> 
>     > On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:53:32PM +0000, Gwynne Powell wrote:
>     > > Miles does have a tendency to rise to the top, or to take over.
>     > >
>     > > After he's made an auditor he studies previous cases to learn the
>     > > forms.
>     > > Then, we're told (in Komarr) he starts regular Auditorial meetings,
>     > > with
>     > > dinner (and Ma Kosti is a great drawcard). Miles and the other active
>     > > Auditors discuss old cases, and probably ongoing ones as well.
>     > >
>     > > Miles networks. He builds teams, he organises people. Gently herds
>     > > them in whatever direction he wants. He probably doesn't always
>     > > realise
>     > > just what he's doing. But within months of being made an Auditor he's
>     > > got them all organised and has a system worked out. And they just
>     > > about always meet at his place, making him the convener of it all.
>     > >
>     > > He really does have a slight tendency to take over, and control
>     > > things.
>     > > Thank goodness Gregor found a way to harness that tendency for the
>     > > good of all.
>     >
>     > As Miles said (somewhere else), he has no problems with a command
>     > structure
>     > as long as HE is the one giving the commands.
>     >
>     >
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