Cawti discussion

Fri Jun 7 09:26:25 PDT 2002

Yes, I agree. It's one thing to not know but it's a whole 'nother thing 
to know and still bash your spouse for it. It was my impression that 
even though Vlad kills Dragaerans, he doesn't have a deep hatred of the 

On Friday, June 7, 2002, at 12:18 PM, Starshadw at aol.com wrote:

> I agree that we are only seeing Vlad's side.  However, your last 
> comment struck a chord with me.
> "Her spouse was a hired killer - it doesn't get much worse than that."
> Cawti was also a hired killer - and a damn good one, by everything 
> we've read/seen.  It's not as if she married Vlad not knowing what he 
> did for a living; heck, at the time they married, they were both in the 
> same business.
> This is why her attitude and actions bothered me so much.  If she 
> hadn't been an assassin at one time, if she hadn't known what Vlad did 
> at the time they got married.....then I might be a bit more 
> understanding.
> Stacy
> In a message dated Fri, 7 Jun 2002 11:41:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> meersan at mn.astound.net writes:
>> Ok, I can't agree with all the Cawti slamming.  It's painfully obvious 
>> that
>> in _Teckla_ we only hear Vlad's side of the story.  Vlad feels 
>> irritated
>> and maddened by Cawti's seemingly inexplicable behavior, so we do, 
>> too.  I
>> think, from what we learn in _Orca_, that Cawti's motivation becomes 
>> much
>> more understandable.  At any rate, she had a great deal of courage to
>> confront Vlad and eventually leave him.  Her spouse was a
>> hired killer--it
>> doesn't get much worse than that.
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