> In a message dated 2/19/2003 8:22:37 PM Eastern Standard > Time, Philip Hart <philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU> writes: > > [attrib lost] > >> Can anyone make sense of Kiera's subsequent comment, > >> in _Orca_ I think it was, that Verra had said it was > > > >I'm almost sure the comment was in _Taltos_. > > The vial itself only appears in _Taltos_, but it's discussed > in _Orca_, page 283: > > "And what was that whole business with the blood of the > goddess? Not that I haven't figured out who the goddess is." > > "I can't tell you that, Vlad. She said it was important for > you to have that vial, and that she, herself, didn't know > why." > > [And the next three lines are one of my favorite quotes.] > > > --KG > Now that I think back (rolls eyes for effect, see other thread), "blood of a goddess" is all that I remember mentioned. Naturally, the first assumtion is Verra, but do we have confirmation on that ? If not, well, Sethra was offered god-hood. Could the blood be hers ? W The calm is on the water and part of us would linger by the shore, For ships are safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for."