[LMB] Cordelia's Collegiate Sport?

Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Thu Jun 10 07:16:13 BST 2021


On Jun 9, 2021, at 10:33 PM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> It would have been funny if her sport had been fencing, and she'd been the
> equivalent of Olympic champion level.  She comes to Barrayar, and sneers at
> the fencing she finds there, and someone asks if the "Betan frill" wants to
> back up her words on the piste.
> 
> Hilarity ensues.
> 

Considering how expeditiously she broke the first swordstick that Siegling’s offered her (chapter 2 of _Barrayar_), that might not be that improbable.

"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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