Gomi no Sensei writes: >On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Joshua Kronengold wrote: >> This seems to indicate that whatever Morrolan thinks about how Vlad >> did that...he's wrong. Now...Morrolan -knows- Vlad is awfully good >> at sneaking. So that can't be it. >I don't think it's anything other than 'Vlad is good at sneaking'. Morrolan >doesn't know much about how to be sneaky, as it's not really in his >nature. So it'd be expected that he wouldn't know exactly how Vlad managed >it. Then it wouln't be worth remarking. Really, you people (some of you, anywys) must think Brust is a far worse writer than he is, to just throw these words away. Also..note the -very- strong hints at the end of the book that Vlad is decidedly -not- telling all, even ignoring the nature of the sword. -- Joshua Kronengold (mneme at io.com) "I've been teaching |\ _,,,--,,_ ,) --^--him...to live, to breathe, to walk, to sample the /,`.-'`' -, ;-;;' /\\joy on each road, and the sorrow at each turning. |,4- ) )-,_ ) /\ /-\\\I'm sorry if I kept him out too late"--Vlad Taltos '---''(_/--' (_/-'