[LMB] Wodehouse or Sayers on Barrayar?

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 06:43:09 BST 2018


I wonder what Jeeves would make of Ivan?  Or Miles?

His utter unflappability and ability to handle almost any situation would
make him a wonderful recruit for Impsec.

On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 5:45 PM Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> What about Lord Peter meets Mycroft?
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> It's actually canonical that LPW does the odd spot of intelligence or
> Foreign Service work, though it shows up more in the short stories than in
> the novels.
>
> I can see a Barrayaran version of the stories emphasizing the foiling of
> Cetagandan plots, with them as the masterminds behind the mystery or the
> murders or the adventure...
>
>
> Tony Z
>
>
> On Mon, October 15, 2018 8:59 am, WalterStuartBushell wrote:
> >
>
> >
> >> On Oct 15, 2018, at 2:22 AM, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> And I wonder how they'd like Dorothy Sayers' fiction?  In some ways,
> >> Lord
> >> Peter Wimsey might be a familiar type: a war-traumatized veteran trying
> >> to hide real intelligence behind a façade of being a Silly Ass About
> >> Town.  I
> >> could imagine Lord Peter and By Vorrutyer having some interesting
> >> conversations…
> >
> > Fan fic idea — LPW is really an undercover agent; as per By.
> >
> >
> > And we are on topic.
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