Nothing to do with Neil Gaiman writes afterword

Mon Mar 31 20:50:45 PST 2003

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From: "David Silberstein" <davids at kithrup.com>
To: "Dragaera List" <dragaera at dragaera.info>
Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 10:33 PM
Subject: Re: Nothing to do with Neil Gaiman writes afterword

> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003, Gametech wrote:
> >> Do Yendi ever dress in house colors?  Their stock in trade seem
> >> to require not being identifiable as Yendi, in the first place...
> >
> >In a way wearing the garb could itself be tricky, saying to everyone
> >It's possible I'm being deceptive doesn't necessarily mean that you
> >are going to be deceptive, unless of course it benefits you. I'm sure
> >Yendi dress house appropriate at some time, but thinking about
> >comments like "you know he is a Yendi?" (from tSiG to Sethra in
> >reference to Pel, I believe) makes me think that they do not in fact
> >wear their house colors. Anyone else have something to add?
> >
> Aerich, who would probably know, says of Pel in tPG (pg 15, PB):
>    "By the Phoenix, I think I could tell that he wasn't a Teckla;
>    noble birth cannot be hidden.  And he was not a Jhereg, or I should
>    have smelled it.  Every other House may be identified by face /and
>    clothing/, save the Yendi."
> (emphasis mine, of course)

Right, good, that one is anwsered. So do they even have house colors
reserved, heh?