[LMB] Cordelia's Collegiate Sport?

Robert Woodward Robert_A_Woodward at comcast.net
Wed Jun 9 07:32:39 BST 2021



> On Jun 8, 2021, at 6:20 PM, Pouncer via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> I believe we have sufficient text-evd of Cordelia's
> speech patterns, interior thoughts and analysis,
> and objective behaviors to make a guess. Let's develop
> a plausible inference regarding her participation, in
> "high school" and/or "university" (Beta Colony analogs
> thereof), for her sport. I have my own favorite, of course.
> But I'll save it for a bit.
> 

We do?

> As I'm accustomed to do, I suggest we begin by ruling
> possibilities out.  

<snip of outdoor sports> 

Is climbing a possibility?

> 
> Of indoor games and sports there are a lot of choices but
> still many of those can be dismissed. Cordelia is not
> particularly tall and so I suppose basketball is out.

I think basketball is entirely in. Even at the elite level, there are 170 cm female players and I suspect that she is at least that height.





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