[LMB] Build your own Emperor

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Sep 21 03:08:43 BST 2017

> On Sep 20, 2017, at 7:58 PM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Gwynne: It'd make more sense for the youngest to inherit, then you could keep
> trying till you get it right. But, as you say, it's a bit hard on the rejects. And you'd
> have an ongoing problem of all those older brother rivals, which is why at one
> time in the Ottoman empire a new ruler would start his reign by having all his
> brothers killed. They were given full royal funerals, of course.

There should be a minimum age though.

More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list