Speculations about Sethra and the Lavodes (Was RE: TEST)

Kenneth Gorelick pulmon at mac.com
Wed Feb 15 13:40:47 PST 2006

On Feb 15, 2006, at 4:01 PM, Howard Brazee wrote:

> Kenneth Gorelick wrote:
>> I dunno. The concept of prostitution in a mitotic culture is   
>> fascinating! On the other hand, our close cousins the monkeys  
>> have  estrus cycles, so why not genetically modified humans? Maybe  
>> each  House has unique aspects to its reproductive patterns that  
>> derive  from their totemic animal. That would make inter-House  
>> bastardy even  more heinous than otherwise. Plus, think about the  
>> matings of Dragons  or Dzur, compared with Tsalmoth or Teckla!   
>> This could give Steve a  whole new sideline of stories!
> Maybe prostitution is part of their form of birth control.

Do you mean as part of their oral tradition?