Speaking of Vlad and Kiera (small POTD spoiler)

Fri Feb 21 14:38:17 PST 2003

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, David Silberstein wrote:

> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Steve Simmons wrote:
> >
> >On a semi-related note, I think Sethra might be training Vlad to
> >be a Lavode.
> >
> I think that's a possible implication of stuff we've seen about her,
> including some of her statements in "Issola".  When this came up in
> RASFW, some people argued that since Sethra said "but he isn't ready
> yet", it couldn't mean Vlad or Morrolan, because they were already
> going to fight the Jenoine (that is, they were indeed ready (enough)).
> But my interpretation is that she simply meant the whoever "he" is,
> he was not yet ready to be *called* a Lavode.
> Currently, Vlad is pretty versatile, but then, so is Morrolan.  Vlad
> would probably object more than Morrolan to being called upon to
> defend the Empire.  :-)
> Of course, it might turn out that she has someone else entirely in
> mind.

Doesn't this refer to Tazendra, assuming she survives the end of the
Interregnum etc.?  She might well not have been "ready" at the time of
POTD and may still not be by _I_.