[LMB] Sharing Knife - Trapped

Tony Zbaraschuk tonyz at eskimo.com
Thu Jan 31 22:51:23 GMT 2019



On Thu, January 31, 2019 3:56 pm, Sylvia McIvers wrote:
> Are the lakewalkers set up to be A Better People?  Because honestly,  they
>  have just as much nastiness as the farmers.

They're deliberately not set up to be Better People.  Yes, they're special
and magical; no, this doesn't mean they're morally better.  (This is one
of just many ways Her Ladyship is engaging with some of the common ideas
of the genre.)

A lot of Book One could be read as "Lakewalkers are Special and Better";
special they most definitely are, but better they are not.  Book Two is
where we find this out.


Tony Z

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