[LMB] seal motto

Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com
Tue Jul 9 07:52:46 BST 2019



> On Jul 8, 2019, at 7:37 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
> 
> So... can anyone brainstorm a suitable short motto to go on a seal of the Bastard's Order?  Something from the books would be best, but for brainstorming, tossing out as many ideas as possible can bear unexpected fruit.
> 
> In immediate need of inspiration, Lois.
> 
> "The Gods Are Parsimonious" is... not quite right, but is from the books.  "Be Careful What You Wish For" gets closer...


The my first thought was “The thumb on the scales”, but I think that is not universe appropriate. My second thought was “We fit square pegs” (but is that universe appropriate?). And my third thought was “Somebody has to do it” (as in jobs nobody respectable wants to touch).


"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com



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