[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon - Chapter 4

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 18:23:07 BST 2021


On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 11:01 AM Beatrice Otter via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> On 22.07.2021 09:38, Gwynne Powell wrote:
> > Tronio is pilfering demons from the Temple. An interesting embezzlement.
> > (How? Does he carry them out under his cloak?)
>
> Probably in a basket or something. Remember how dy Cabon transported the
> elemental demon to his order house in the ferret, when Ista first met him?
> To take a demon someplace, you have to take the animal it's in someplace.
> And Tronio is *supposed* to be dealing with those things, so when people
> see him carrying demon-infested animals in baskets and/or cages, they
> wouldn't think twice about it. Then he gets to where his victim is, kills
> the demon with nobody else in the room (it can't go to him, he already has
> a demon, it must go to her) and there you have it.
>

Though Alixtra does say that he had *her* kill the animals, to gain their
demons.


--Margaret Dean
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