Speaking of Vlad and Kiera

Thu Feb 20 08:25:31 PST 2003

> 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 ?


 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."