SPOILER for _Dragon_...what's up with Vlad, again?

Mon Feb 10 18:23:09 PST 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003 00:21:19 +0000, you wrote:

>This is a little late but I was busy messing around with changing my name 
>from H.T. to me and haven't caught up with the posting yet...sorry :)
>>"Andrew Lias" wrote
>>I'm not sure if what's I'd call what Kragar has "stealth" so much as a 
>>natural and involuntary camoflague.
>I agree with Andrew. Kragar has more of a natural ability to "blend in". 
>Even when one would think he would desire to be noticed he isn't.  How many 
>time has it been written that he is sitting in Vlads office and Vlad calls 
>him and he says something to the effect of "uh, Boss? Emmm, I'm right in 
>front of you." This isn't stealth, it's the effect of being a person that's 
>passed by. It seems to me that this is usually a *good* quality in his line 
>of work, but imagine if he were in a position where he would need to be 
>noticed, like the commander of a Dragonlord army...though I would guess if 
>one was an invisible soldier that *might* be a good thing, then again I 
>suppose that depends on ones views on killing someone who can't/wouldn't see 
>them...seems sort of ignoble. :)

I'm AFB, but I seem to remember that Kragar's inability to command due
to not being noticed led to his becoming a Jhereg.  Just can't recall
which book.



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