[LMB] Death Count

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 09:03:37 GMT 2022


Frankly I want to see more Miles' stories and novels. If none are
forthcoming so be it. Miles will be alive until Lois Mcmaster Bujold says
otherwise.
If fanfic has a story of Miles demise I hope it happens with a big gigantic
big bang and not with a quiet whimper.

On Wed, Jan 12, 2022, 11:54 PM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> This came at a tangent from a few posts here, but it's one of those
> things that suddenly bubbles to the top of your mind, and you wonder...
>
> I wonder if we're counting Miles's deaths correctly.
>
> The general comment is that he's died once, and next time he'd do it
> more permanently. But do we have the count correct?
>
> I don't think his first birth counts, because they don't mention any
> revival at that point (although Cordelia dies - temporarily. So once again
> Miles is following in her footsteps with his later return from death).
>
> He dies on JW, cryorevived, all of that. But after that comes another
> death. Naismith. The little Admiral is finished when Miles is fired from
> ImpSec. No wonder he reacts so strongly - it's not just embarrassment
> and regret, it's grief. That's the second death.
>
> So his next effort will be three times and, presumably, the one he gets
> right (and permanent.) And I'm not thinking about that.
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