On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Philip Hart wrote: > > >On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, David Silberstein wrote: > >> On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Philip Hart wrote: > >> I'm pretty sure it's stated somewhere that Kieron entered that Paths >> alive. > >Hmm, I'll take that under advisement. I thought somewhere it's said >(I'd guess _Jhereg_, when Aliera's letting Vlad pump her) that the >strain of trying to get the other Houses to accept the Jhereg was >what got Kieron killed. > She does say that, doesn't she? Now I think I misremembered. Bother. > >Do we know there were no pre-Interregnum resurrection? Ah yes, >_Phoenix_, Lesson 8, tDG talking to Vlad about the upgraded skills of >sorcerers. > There's also the fact that in Phoenix Guards & FHYA, various persons sustain fatal injuries which do not sever the spinal cord, and yet revivification is never mentioned as an option. > >> >Bottom of page 392 - "Zerika the Fourth". Maybe we knew her title >> >already, but I was surprised. It takes some chutzpah to name one's >> >child after the cofounder of the empire... >> ... > I was more thinking that we haven't heard about Kieron XI, and that >Phoenix emporers have had a bad track record... Well, Dragons (indeed, each House) may have different standards for names. > > As far as I know "Zerika" is Zerika's entire name. If I met an Al >I wouldn't blink, but if I met an Al Einstein I would... > But we have no idea how rare or common "Zerika" is as a name. Perhaps it's as common and ordinary as Elizabeth or Mary or Anne.