[LMB] back to Spirit Ring; was Heinlein

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 17:56:09 BST 2021


On Sun, Oct 10, 2021 at 1:39 AM Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> On 10/10/2021 02:31, Sylvia McIvers wrote:
> > And one day.... one day Aral VorK will be known mainly for being Miles
> > VorK's father.
> > Oh yes, all manner of hubris.
>
> Will he? Aral was a general, a regent and a long-time prime minister,
> very public offices, and he made history while in them.
>
> Miles' most glorious achievements are classified, and therefore won't
> make him famous.
>

And therefore: Hubris.
The quote is from Miles to Ekaterine (don't know which book, probably ACC)
in which he is admitting a dream of his - which will likely never come
true.  And yet, one can dream.


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