On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Andrew Lias wrote: > Although Khaavren become meloncholy, I don't know if it's fair to say that's > an aspect of his house, rather than him. > > I'm not sure why you suggest that Hamlet was too fat to fence. I don't > recall that being part of the play, and it's certainly not indicated by the > climactic scene. Queen Gertrude (final scence) says He's fat, and scant of breath. Here, Hamlet, take my napkin, rub thy brows. Here's a toast to you. Hmm, this tastes odd... This is the subject of a lot of discussion and amused speculation in S. circles. It may be a dig at the (240 pound) original actor. I don't know if Dragaerans have aspects of their personalities which aren't related to their House... > > >From: Philip Hart <philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU> > >To: Andrew Lias <anrwlias at hotmail.com> > >CC: dragaera at dragaera.info > >Subject: RE: Dragaera and Shakespeare [Spoiler for POTD] > >Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 14:41:14 -0800 (PST) > > > >I assigned Hamlet as a Tiassa above for his rapid intelligence and > >melancholy, in parallel with Khaavren. Also both being too fat to fence > >like they used to. Of course H is much more verbal than K.