Speaking of Vlad and Kiera

Fri Feb 21 23:14:01 PST 2003

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003 17:31:36 -0600, you wrote:

>Steve Simmons wondered aloud to the group:
> > In the process, she took a motherless
> >Easterner with ownership of an ongoing business and turned him into
> >a thief, a thug, and a cold-blooded multiple murderer.
>Is it not that Kiera expressed regret that Vlad wanted to get into the 
>beating-people-up business, but got him the gig anyway?  Beyond getting him 
>the job at the gambler's (wozname), she didn't get him offered "work", and 
>he took his territory himself, though she helped him defend it.  Vlad made 
>himself a force in the Jhereg; for what Sethra has used him for, it would 
>have made no difference whether he was a bouncer in a shereba bar or the 
>don of South Adrilankha.
>In fact, from Vlad's earliest memories, Kiera's been nice to him, as you 
>would be nice to a child, and then nice to a young adult, as you might be 
>to someone who reminds you of someone you used to be friends with a long 
>time ago.

Doesn't he?  AFB, but what was the name of Kieron's brother, the one
Vlad was in a previous life?



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