[LMB] ot: romance novels & subversion

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 19:46:17 GMT 2018


I still think it would be funny to have Miles, on one of his galactic
jaunts, run into a romance writer who writes best-selling novels set in
pre-rediscovery Barrayar...and plays REAL fast and loose with the facts,
but has zillions of people believing every word.

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 7:31 AM, <adkinslawfirm at mindspring.com> wrote:

> https://www.buzzfeed.com/jaimegreen/who-gets-a-happily-
> ever-after-in-2018-romance-novels
>
> I enjoyed this analysis & conversations with authors.  Y'all might, too.
>
> obLMB:  I can't help picturing how this kind of thing might've been going
> on on Barrayar all along, completely under most male radar. [Although now
> I'm picturing Professor Vorthys finding himself in the middle of a romance
> symposium to collect the Professora & liking it more than he expected; I'm
> also picturing Gregor & Laisa reading romance novels to each other,
> undoubtedly giggling over how the galactic romance writers get the
> Barrayaran alphas skewed.  Plot bunnies, deployed!]
>
> ;)
>
> Jerrie
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