[LMB] Miles takes over

Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
Tue Apr 18 18:36:33 BST 2017

> On Apr 18, 2017, at 12:54 PM, Brad Jones <brad at kazrak.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 7:07 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>> From: Walter Bushell <proto at panix.com>
>>> On Apr 18, 2017, at 1:39 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> But I don't think it counts
>>> when he's not on duty as an Auditor.
>> Walter:
>> Being an Auditor is somewhat like being an Emperor, except an Auditor has
>> someone
>> above him and can resign.
>> Gwynne:
>> I just wondered if they're always 'on duty', so to speak. I know they're
>> the Emperor's
>> Voice when they're on assignment, but I wondered if they have that power
>> all the time,
>> or only when working. It's rather a lot of power to go handing out to be
>> used at random
>> all the time, and it'd be a bit awkward in their private lives. I wondered
>> if there was some
>> limit on it or if they're always so powerful.
> I suspect that an Auditor is always on duty to the extent that if they see
> something wrong they can/should do something about it. (See also: Miles
> using the Emperor's Voice to get Nikki medical treatment, although he was
> in mid-assignment at that point.)
> However, they don't always speak with the Emperor's Voice, so telling Sasha
> to stop playing with his food is not an Imperial command.

Ah, a children’s game in the Imperium “Gregor says”.

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