[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon - Chapter 5

Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Sat Jul 24 16:57:26 BST 2021


On Jul 24, 2021, at 5:39 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Three days later... that poor woman was in that terrible dungeon for so
> long, waiting to be executed and in agony about her son... an unimpressive
> villager turns up at Pen's door. Typical Cedonian looks, skinny, about
> thirty, average village-workman type clothes, nothing special, except for
> striking greenish-hazel eyes.
> 
> Oh, yes, and he's a saint.
> 
> Blessed Iroki. And I'll say here, he is another one of my favourite characters.
> There's layers to him, he's deceptively simple and open.

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> Iroki is friendly towards Alixtra. She's quiet and accepting. And then
> the Bastard turns up....
> 
> Everyone's a bit stunned, Pen remembers that last time this happened,
> "...Congratulations, you're a sorceress.”
> 

Earlier this year, I commented that there were 2 scenes that had me going “What! … Oh, that’s right.” This was the first.


"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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