Vlad's role in upcoming books (Was: Concerning Great Weapons & Baritt (no POTD spoilers))

David Silberstein davids at kithrup.com
Fri Mar 7 19:59:49 PST 2003

[Huge _Issola_ spoilers, stop reading now if you haven't read that one
yet (and it's out in paperback by now, so why haven't you?)]

On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Philip Hart wrote:

>On Fri, 7 Mar 2003, Michael Mattoni wrote:
>> Spoilers for all books ahead...
>lots of snippage ahead:
>> Further,given the high standards of characterization that Steve has, I
>> would suspect that something big would have to happen to Vlad in order to
>> for him to reconcile with Cawti.  Perhaps Lady Teldra's influence is a
>> literary device that gets the ball rolling.
>I don't need a reconciliation.  As far as I can tell, Vlad is now
>married to Teldra much more intimately than he was ever to Cawti,
>which would set us on course more for a big painful
>let's-just-be-friends scene. 

Er, I don't think the relationships that the bearers have with their
weapons includes a physical aspect.

Recall that Aliera has Pathfinder and yet is still doing "it" with

Unless, of course, Pathfinder *is* Mario.  Hmm.  Whole new worlds of
speculation and stuff there.