How much does Vlad *really* know about Kragar?

Peter H. Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Thu Jan 5 08:56:05 PST 2006

At 01:00 AM 1/5/2006, Maximilian Wilson wrote:
>On 1/4/06, Jon Lincicum <lincicum at comcast.net> wrote:
> > We know that Vlad *likes* Kiera, but do we have any clue on how much he
> > *trusts* Kiera? At least before the events in /Orca/? (Or even after? ;-) )
>The fact that she appears in /Orca/, i.e. that Vlad gave her his
>location is spite of the Jhereg al-Hiraba against him, is telling. I
>can't actually think of where she appears outside of /Jhereg/ except
>for the scene in /Yendi/ where she's doing Sethra's dirty work; does
>he mention her among the goodbyes at the end of /Phoenix/? I certainly
>do get the impression that Vlad trusts her, for reasons he doesn't
>entirely understand.

Kiera, of course, hands Vlad the vial of a god's blood, which is put 
to such good use later on, in _Taltos_.

Regards, Pete
pgranzeau at cox.net