[LMB] Cordelia's height
alzurite at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 14:40:21 BST 2021
> Pouncer said in passing:
>> Cordelia is not particularly tall
> I thought she was tall - not exceptionally so, but taller than the average
> on Barrayar.
Alayne corroborates from the te:
> And the beginning of Barrayar: "Cordelia considered herself a tall woman,
> but the top of her head was only level with [Bothari's] shoulder."
> Bothari is described as 2 metres tall shortly before that.
Yes! That is the passage I couldn't quite remember. And the fact that she
and Aral were about the same height.
> So this could have Cordelia at 5'9-5'10"?
Taller than me, which for my money, makes her tall.
> (who almost always uses metric, but not for measuring people)
How Canadian of you.
Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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