[LMB] Children

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Sat Jan 26 14:24:33 GMT 2019

> On Jan 25, 2019, at 12:19 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Offspring are often ignored by writers, unless they need one for a
> plot point. The whole social structure needed to produce, maintain
> and support children - which is pretty much all of society, and why
> it exists - isn't interesting enough, it just goes on in the background.
> Lois likes to explore how and why things are organised as they are,
> and the strengths and weaknesses of each system.

Turtledove in his Lizard series uses aliens who leave there eggs to 
hatch by themselves and the survivors are latter adopted and acculturated
to point out the nature of human society especially our method of reproduction.

Who is General Protection Fault and why is he reading my hard disk?!

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