[LMB] Ivan's Aunties
azurite at rogers.com
Wed May 16 16:38:31 BST 2012
On Feb 26, 2012, at 12:17 PM, t_neill t_neill wrote:
> Ivan confuses me. Or rather, his title does. Sometimes he's Lord Ivan and sometimes he's Lord
> Vorpatril. Mark is adamant about not being Lord Vorkosigan because that title belongs to the Count's Heir. Ivan isn't any Count's Heir, so
> why Lord Vorpatril?
Perhaps someone's heir died, and Ivan became his heir? Is this a clue? Or perhaps Gregor made him Lord Vorpatril by fiat. Or is he lying to non-Barrayarans for a practical purpose - like Miles becoming Admiral Naismith?
> Miles changed his official title when his grandfather and father died. Did Ivan have a living grandfather?
Perhaps we will find out.
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