[LMB] The Tixie, correcting a possible oversight

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Tue Sep 12 22:07:48 BST 2017


Marc has really earned this holiday, not just because his sigs are so interesting.


A. Marina Fournier
Saffronrose at me.com
You may very well think so, but I couldn't possibly comment.

> On Sep 11, 2017, at 5:58 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The Tixie comes staggering in, wearing what remains of a very fancy suit of
> the sort worn by high-society Barrayarans, reeking of alcohol, his face
> covered in lipstick kisses, and muttering about the unwisdom of trying to
> out-party Ges Vorrutyer.  He clears his throat, digs around in his pockets,
> and after pulling out a half-empty bottle of booze and a pair of ladies'
> underthings ("So THAT's where they got to!  We were looking everywhere!")
> he finds the paper he was looing for, and he recites:
> 
> In case I forgot, today is the momentous occasion of the anniversary of the
> birth of our fellow listie Marc Wilson, in 1957.  Marc, for your birthday
> you will be taken on a shopping tour of Vorbarr Sultana, with credit
> supplied by the Imperium.  After you're done, you will be invited to dinner
> at Vorkosigan House, where you will meet all the Vorkosigans, from the
> Count and Countess down to the little new arrivals that have been popping
> up lately.  Happy birthday.
> 
> Just then, several Barrayaran women of dubious virtue come out, say "So
> THAT's where you snuck off to!" and drag the unresisting Tixie back to his
> debauch.
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