Multiple emporers in a reign, revisited

Maximilian Wilson wilson.max at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 11:32:02 PST 2006

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On 3/14/06, Philip Hart <philiph at slac.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Well, I think he thinks that because there's no alternative but
> to take the throne - in a multi-emperor view, a bad situation
> might well be just a sign to chuck the idiot in charge.  Aerich
> would say so, then Adron would make your argument, etc. etc.

Unless it's a Phoenix, the house which is expected to "sink into
decay" as the Cycle turns. It would be a stronger argument if, say, a
corrupt Iorich emperor were deposed by Jhereg without considering an
alternative Iorich.

Max Wilson

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