[LMB] Grays

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Sat Nov 21 08:22:13 GMT 2020


ahhh .. those!

iin my defense it has been mumbelty-mumble years ago since i last read 
those books, it was a german translation (so the name might have been a 
bit different) and as a teenager i was more interested in the action 
scenes than in sociological minutae .. 8)

servus

markus


Am 21.11.2020 um 09:18 schrieb Robert Woodward via Lois-Bujold:
> On Nov 20, 2020, at 11:47 PM, Markus Baur via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>
> (re: a Lensman / Vorkosiganverse crossover involving somebody from Athos and a certain Lensman planet.
>
>> Lyranian?
>>
> I suspect that you aren’t familiar with E. E. “Doc” Smith’s magnus opus (written 1938-1948).
>
> A humanoid species where the males were stupid breeding stock and the females ruled. They first show up in _Second-Stage Lensman_ and were revisited in _Children of the Lens_ (where at least one was recruited by Boskone)..
>
>
> "We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
> Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
> —-----------------------------------------------------
> Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com
>


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