the honing of Vlad

Casey Rousseau casey at the-bat.net
Mon Jan 30 20:09:15 PST 2006

Mark A. Mandel wrote:
> As I recall, when Vlad asks Aliera how she got the ability, she STARTS
> with the bloodline/genes, and then adds something about spending 50 or 100 years or so working on the talent. It's not automatic. The bloodline, according to Aliera, is necessary but not sufficient.
On the other hand, for a Dragaeran, spending 50-100 years learning 
something is hardly time to scratch the surface.