[LMB] Ekaterin in the Liaden universe, sorta.

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 1 03:47:04 GMT 2015

> From: Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us

> Was just finishing up a re-re-reread of ACC, and this hit me right down
> at the end where: Miles introduces Ekaterin to Ghem General Benin as
> "Madame Ekaterin Nile Vorvayne Vorsoisson", and the idle thought hit
> me that in a while, her name would be "Madame Ekaterin Nile Vorvayne
> Vorsoisson Vorkosigan".....

I'd never noticed 'Nile' as a name before Ekaterin. (Since then, of course, 
I've seen it several times, for women and once for a man). But I'm just
wondering - how is it pronounced for a person's name? Like the river, 
or like 'Neal' or 'Nil-ay' or... ?


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