[LMB] back to Spirit Ring; was Heinlein

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Sun Oct 10 13:21:05 BST 2021



> On Oct 10, 2021, at 1:39 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> Will he? Aral was a general, a regent and a long-time prime minister, very public offices, and he made history while in them.
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> Miles' most glorious achievements are classified, and therefore won't make him famous.
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> As far as the public knows, he had an undistinguished military career as a low-rank courier, and then he was given a sinecure job as an auditor.
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> Sure an auditor has a lot of power, but so does the chairman of the fed. How many chairmen of the fed can you name without looking it up?
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> We know Miles was a lot more, but most of that stuff is not public, at all.

In time most will be declassified.

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