[LMB] Penric's Demon: a major character shows up

Karen Hunt huntkc at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 12:41:33 BST 2020


On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 10:42 PM Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:

> So, in the library (and afterwards, upstairs) we get a slow introduction
> to Clee, at first as a nameless dedicate-scribe, and later by name, and
> finally as Penric's roommate, with an interesting conversation about
> Martensbridge and the various local noble families.
>
> We'll see more of Clee presently, but what do you think of the device of
> introducing him anonymously?  What do we think of him in these couple of
> scenes?
>
> (And is the 'letter' that Tigney calls him away to write already the
> letter to the Saint of Idau?  Has Tigney already made that decision?)
>
>
Certainly Clee doesn't win the good-personality test in his first meeting.
It's interesting to see shades of Tien Vorsoisson in him.

Pretty sure that's exactly what the letter is - Tigney is not slow to come
to decisions.

Karen Hunt


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