[LMB] G&S in the Vorkosiverse

Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com
Tue Nov 20 19:42:46 GMT 2018


> On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:40 AM, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
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>> On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:47 AM, Harvey <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
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>> It seems to me that there is a MAJOR problem with G&S in the Vorkosiverse. Gilbert's principal character, the comic baritone, is always humble. Miles just does not do humble!!
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>> Harvey
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> The Lord High Executioner says he’s humble, but not in reality he is not. Granted Miles doesn’t pretend to be humble.
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I looked at the descriptions of all the G&S plays once and, IIRC (and I might not), none of the comic baritone characters were humble.

"We have advanced to new and surprising levels of bafflement."
Imperial Auditor Miles Vorkosigan describes progress in _Komarr_.
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Robert Woodward robertaw at drizzle.com



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