[LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon -- typos

Elizabeth ladylyzbeth at gmail.com
Tue May 18 19:33:51 BST 2021

Thanks! That works for me.

Elizabeth W

On Tue, May 18, 2021, 2:24 PM Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:

> [LMB] The Assassins of Thasalon -- typos
> Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
> Tue May 18 17:08:55 BST 2021
> EO:  When I saw that name, I had to smile.  AIUI, "Grabyat" in Russian
> means
> something like "We are being robbed!"  Wouldn't naming a commercial port
> that be something like calling your store the "Caveat Emptorium?"
> LMB:  Heh.  I totally made it up for the sound of it, starting from
> another substrate entirely (syllable salad of town names from a map of
> the Balkans), so that's a coincidence.  (Like "Vor".)
> On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 11:06 AM Elizabeth <ladylyzbeth at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Elizabeth W:  This isn't exactly a tyoo, but there was a mention of the
> ports of Grabyat.
>  > Looking at the map we have of this world, Grabyat is landlocked. Is
> the map
>  > wrong or am I missing something?
> LMB:  I don't think I've extended the map out that far, although others
> may have.  My geography isn't set until a story passes through it,
> usually.  If Pen ever goes west into Rusylli territory, we may learn
> more together.
> Ta, L.
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