Paarfi: useless, quote, sPEcuLation

Fri Apr 11 22:25:10 PDT 2003

On Fri, 11 Apr 2003 14:22:30 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:

>Paarfi describes Pel in _tPG_ and _FHYA_ as small, beautiful, given to
>changing the color of his eyes a la Aliera, and clapping in a feminine
>manner.  Crazy speculation: Pel is female, and is in drag for plot
>reasons.  Presumably those reasons evaporated with the Orb, but perhaps it
>was simplest to continue crossing.  Aerich in _tPotD_ points out that he
>hasn't had any children and they hug. Well, later they do.  The hug makes
>the "female" theory a bit less likely, though maybe Dragaerans, being so
>thin and not having beards, have less prominent secondary sexual
>characteristics than Easterners.  Speculation duo: Pel is gay, and
>Paarfi's translator has made the wrong assumption about the gender of his
>conquests.  Or the translator was right _and_ both speculations are right.

Leading to further speculation:  Is homosexuality known in Dragaera?
Or bisexuality?



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