[LMB] Uterine replicators in _Shards of Honor_
baur at chello.at
Mon Oct 29 05:20:47 GMT 2018
> WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> hat am 29. Oktober 2018 um 02:00 geschrieben:
> > On Oct 28, 2018, at 3:10 AM, Baur <baur at chello.at> wrote:
> > hmmm .. would it have been smart of the government of Escobar to keep gene samples from each embryo or would it have been smarter not to be able to want to know .. ?
> > in the first case they could use the knowledge as a minor trump card in a later conflict, so i would think the answer is yes ..
> > servus
> > markus
> They expected the Barryarans to terminate them. And but for Aral and Cordelia that would have happened.
yes - that was the majority expectation ..
no one in intelligence would keep that data "just in case"? ... being able to whisper into one of the participants of barrayars semi-annual civil wars "have you looked at the genetic charts for baby 12345? its interesting who his dad was..." might be very useful ..
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