Assassinations at Valabar's

Thu May 22 19:16:50 PDT 2003

At 02:28 PM 5/22/2003 -0700, Greg Rapawy wrote:
>--- Philip Hart <philiph at SLAC.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
>   you've said in the past that you felt it was
>important in _Teckla_ and subsequent books to move Vlad away
>from being an assassin because you felt that the first two Vlad
>books came too close to glorifying, or endorsing, or failing to
>condemn, his conduct.


Did I say that?

What was I on at the time?

>   Did you think about it consciously, or did you feel
>that the conclusions you had drawn about the responsibilities of
>an author naturally informed your later work?

I tend to consider consequences in any story, because, well, that's part of 
the fun.  I also enjoy setting a thing in one book and examining the 
consequences in another.  Does that answer your question?  It's all that 
comes to mind.