[LMB] Vorkosigan Surleau

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 18:26:27 BST 2021


A large, politically-active family in a society like Barrayar would need a
large house for entertaining, since entertaining is part of political life
in such a society.

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 5:01 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: "Richard G. Molpus" <rgmolpus at flash.net>=
>
>  Count Piotr, in his later years, lived mainly at Surleau. that's where
> his horses were, and it was a core location in his district. while he kept
> the bulk of the district business away, in Hassadar or Seligrad; he 'ran
> things' from the long lake.
> when he had guests - political allies, odl friends (probably even count
> Vorhalas, from the other side of the Mountains), he had to provide them
> lodging....
>
> Gwynne: I always thought that Cordelia and Aral would retire from public
> life
> and end up at Vorkosigan Surleau. It's where their marriage began.
> But their relationship started on Sergyar, so I suppose that was full
> circle for them.
> Still, the image of them sitting there by the lake, watching their
> grandchildren
> playing in the water... I wish they'd had that.
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