[LMB] A terrifying idea

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sat Aug 10 20:32:16 BST 2019


Having Desdemona in his head would also be interesting in its effect on
Miles' love life.



On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 11:50 AM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:

> WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> > On Jul 19, 2019, at 6:31 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Just imagine if instead of Penric, Desdemona had jumped to Miles
> Vorkosigan!
> > Would have to give such an entity more handicaps or vulnerabilities or
> stories
> > would be to hard to write. We have superheroes vulnerable to
> kriptionite, smart
> > but wheelchair bound, wearing a suit that makes him fast and
> invunerable, but
> > is *stupid*, ectcetera.
>
> They'd spend a lot of time fighting each other: Desdemona appalled at
> the danger he was putting himself in, Miles begging her to SHUT UP and
> let him concentrate on what he needed to do.  She would be something
> of a handicap on his mind, which is his most cherished / crucial /
> fundamental attribute.
>
> Joel
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