[LMB] back to Spirit Ring; was Heinlein

Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Sun Oct 10 17:40:40 BST 2021


On Oct 10, 2021, at 6:08 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> On 10/10/2021 13:21, WalterStuartBushell wrote:
>> In time most will be declassified.
> Sure, but that's not how fame works. Yes, we can read the books about secret agents and their exploits during WW2, but none of them are as famous as the politicians or even the generals.

Miles’s forte was covert operations, thus his WWII analog would be somebody like Otto Skorzeny, who was somewhat notorious.


"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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