the honing of Vlad (was Re: How much does Vlad *really* know about Kragar?)

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Jan 9 11:36:43 PST 2006

Jon_Lincicum at stream.com wrote:

>A more interesting question might be:
>Will those trying to use Vlad find that he's still under their control, or 
>will Vlad find his *own* purpose, perhaps one that is contrary to that 
>which the powers-that-be-desire? (Or at least, contrary to what they 
>thought they desired?)
>Thinking primarily of Verra here, will Vlad truly remain her "tool", or 
>will his plans come to be more important than hers? 
>I suppose the concept of the "tool that evolves to supercede the will of 
>his masters" is a story that has been played out before, but it's one I 
>find to be quite compelling, and it would be interesting to see SKZB's 
>take on it.
It won't be an either-or.    But if one faction ends up "winning", my 
bet is on the Serioli.