On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 10:43:32AM -0800, Philip Hart wrote: [[ on Vlad as son of Verra ]] > I like this part of the theory, but otherwise it seems to conflict with > _Taltos_, where the subject of Vlad's blood really should have been > alluded to if Verra's his mother. Also, dumb question, but if Aliera's > blood gives her a pass, couldn't Vlad have given Morrolan some of hers? Your second question answers your first. Aliera was scanned deeply and pronounced 100% Dragon, even tho Verra is her mother. Whatever Verra contribues to the genome, it's not detectable in the blood.