[LMB] Cordelia's height

Elizabeth Holden alzurite at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 14:40:21 BST 2021


> Pouncer said in passing:
>>  Cordelia is not particularly tall

I sid:

> 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.

namaste,
Elizabeth

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