[LMB] Spirit Ring - Fathers & Daughters
baur at chello.at
Sat Sep 11 20:31:16 BST 2021
On 11.09.2021 21:15, Matthew George wrote:
> It's clear that Beneforte is unconventional enough not to mind his daughter
> spending her time learning about his trade, but too conventional to
> consider her as a true apprentice. (Or maybe he's just too cheap to
> register her.)
or he might fear backlash from the guild in that case
He's still thinking that his apprentice will be the young
> man she marries and brings into the family, rather than considering
> Fiametta his true heir. Shocking, by today's standards, but compatible
> with the quasi-historical setting. This is in a sense his problem - he
> goes outside the bounds of the normal, but not quite far enough.
> Who was it that noted protagonists in fairy tales often lose their parents,
> and almost always their mothers? Fiametta's going to have to face the
> world alone soon enough.
> Matt "except for Jack, with the beanstalk" G.
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