the honing of Vlad

Kenneth Gorelick pulmon at mac.com
Mon Jan 9 11:59:31 PST 2006

On Jan 9, 2006, at 2:31 PM, Scott Kreitzer 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.
> Majikjon
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>   Wasn't Verra an example of  a "tool that evolves to supercede the  
> will
> of his masters"?  Woudn't that be ironic?
>   scott

How bout Verra turns Vlad into a demon--a god-like being that can be  
summoned at need? That, then is the meaning of the term "Demon  
Goddess"--that she is a goddess of demons...