Fw: Not a witch?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Jan 13 12:01:52 PST 2006

Jon_Lincicum at stream.com wrote:

>Checking Alex's speculative timeline, I see he estimates Vlad's age at 18 
>during Taltos, 21-22 and by the time of Phoenix.
>We don't really have a clear idea of how many years he's been wandering 
>the countryside, but Alex speculates he's 26 or so by the time of Issola.
>Now, I might take issue with some of this (My impression is that Vlad was 
>out in the world for 5-6 years by the time of Athyra) but this would still 
>make him only barely 30 years old.
>Funny. I'd always thought of him as close to 30 by the time he met Cawti. 
>The only way this works is if his birth gets pushed back earlier than 222, 
>but this doesn't really jive with what Noish-Pa tells Vlad about the riots 
>of 221, so...
I like the idea that he was gone long enough to change his personality 
some.    What intrigues me is what happened to his family during his 
absence - and what Steve has planned for his relationship with 
particular known and unknown family members.