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

Kenneth Gorelick pulmon at mac.com
Wed Feb 15 15:29:17 PST 2006

On Feb 15, 2006, at 5:21 PM, Jeff G. wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kenneth Gorelick" <pulmon at mac.com>
> To: "Howard Brazee" <howard at brazee.net>
> Cc: <dragaera at dragaera.info>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 2:40 PM
> Subject: Re: Speculations about Sethra and the Lavodes (Was RE: TEST)
>> 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?
> As long as it's not passed down from father to son.

Like gargling?