[LMB] Ranking Dads
Richard G. Molpus
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Sat Oct 30 07:14:40 BST 2021
Bothari also could call on the Vorkosigans for support; especially Cordelia. I'm certain Cordelia had a hidden hand in Elena's upbringing.
I suspect Elena loved Bothari, at a core level; she was shattered when he died - falling into Baz's arms.
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On Sat, Oct 30, 2021 at 12:39 AM, Beatrice Otter via Lois-Bujold<lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote: I think the saving grace of Bothari was that he wasn't doing the raising himself, especially when Elena was a kid. He hired a woman to take care of her, and she lived with her foster-mother, not him. I think it would have been a very different story if he'd been doing the actual parenting, as opposed to just coming by to visit on his days off.
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