An amusing notion about Vlad & Kiera.

Tue Feb 18 22:25:06 PST 2003

At 08:54 PM 2/18/2003 -0800, David Silberstein wrote:
>[No spoilers, really]
>So early in _Orca_, Kiera is narrating, and she says:
>     For just an instant he looked embarrassed, and "Oh, ho"
>     passed through my head, but I sent it on its way --
>     Vlad could be embarrassed by the oddest things.
>I was thinking about that, and I suddenly realized that Vlad
>doesn't *tell* everyone around him "Hey, my jhereg just
>made a snarky comment that was kinda embarrassing".  We who
>read Vlad's narration usually get those remarks, but to his
>friends, it might very well look like he gets embarrassed for
>no particular reason.

And the author bows to you.