On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Paul Knappenberger wrote: > > On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Warlord wrote: > > > > 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.] > > > > 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 ? > > Joining the conversation mid-stream, isn't this the vial of blood that > Vlad uses to get Morrolan out of the Paths? And doesn't he identify it to > Morrolan as Verra's? Or is that just my memory imposing assumptions on > other parts of my memory? Actually, Vlad never told Morrolan what was in the vial. I'm sure Morrolan can figure it out, but may not believe his assumption as he wouldn't be able to conceive of why Vlad would have a vial with the blood of a goddess.