Speaking of Vlad and Kiera (small POTD spoiler)

Mon Feb 24 04:10:14 PST 2003

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 12:45:19AM -0500, Jose Marquez <jhereg69 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I never gave that much thought, but now that you mention it... it makes 
> sense that the Empire wouldn't want anyone knowing exactly how to fool 
> the Orb in order to assassinate the Emperor/Empress. Maybe Paarfi 
> knowing how to fool the Orb is like Tom Clancy knowing how to build a 
> hydrogen bomb: He's got a lot of details right, but he's leaving out 
> enough that you can't use his text as a manual. Then again, the theory 
> behind what Mario does is probably not readily available to the average 
> Dragaeran (or probably even the above average Dragaeran).

Actually, I always figured that particular vulnerability was 
removed in the tinkering process.

Matthew Hunter (matthew at infodancer.org)
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