Teckla, Cawti, Book Covers, and Whatnot

David Dyer-Bennet dd-b at dd-b.net
Fri Jun 7 11:50:24 PDT 2002

Melissa Fitzgerald <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.

I think maybe Cawti isn't impressed by hired killers -- having been
one herself, and all.
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