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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #165 on: January 01, 2009, 10:03:46 pm »
Um? 

Each of the quartets I mentioned is an aspect of nature in Lackey's Valdemar stories, and each aspect of the Goddess is linked to a quarter of the compass, probably with an element.
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #166 on: January 01, 2009, 10:12:56 pm »
And with a season. *nods*

What do you think about Talia becoming a priestess of Karse?
 

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #167 on: January 01, 2009, 10:18:35 pm »
It made sense.  I'd like to see more of that time frame, from when that was done, through her acting as such for the Karse envoy, and after, I really wonder what happened to him?  Did he and his engineer girlfriend get married?  Did he meet the returned Companion again?  How does he deal with the Iftel Gryphons & other creatures?  How do they get on with the FireCat?
Do you suppose that at some point Solaris will become the first female FireCat?
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #168 on: January 01, 2009, 10:21:38 pm »
That would rock my socks honestly. I want to see a female firecat. :P

Honestly, I feel a bit sorry for the characters in that timeline, they've all been put through so much. Let's torture some other charcters a bit. Though I do really want to see what happens with the hint that Karse's god, can't remember his name right now, had a female partner.
 

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #169 on: January 01, 2009, 10:28:42 pm »
I'm blanking on his name at the moment too.  Got it!  Vkandis, or some variation thereon.

Well, Foundation is the beginning of torturing some other characters, after all.

Say, did you read the story about the village priest who was more or less tricked by a FireCat into going to Sunhame and becoming the next Son of the Sun?  Do you suppose he ever has/will become a FireCat himself?  Wouldn't that be a kicker?
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #170 on: January 01, 2009, 10:38:40 pm »
Yeah I read that one. I loved it, I liked how the firecat first appeared as a normal cat and then kept getting bigger. :P
 

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #171 on: January 01, 2009, 10:43:10 pm »
Yeah I read that one. I loved it, I liked how the firecat first appeared as a normal cat and then kept getting bigger. :P

:P ?  But yeah.
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #172 on: January 01, 2009, 10:46:10 pm »
I have the habit of sticking my tongue out when amused, I do it online too.

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #173 on: January 09, 2009, 02:12:45 pm »
That would rock my socks honestly. I want to see a female firecat. :P

Honestly, I feel a bit sorry for the characters in that timeline, they've all been put through so much. Let's torture some other charcters a bit. Though I do really want to see what happens with the hint that Karse's god, can't remember his name right now, had a female partner.
I wondered if the female partner of Vykandis isn't the Shin'a'in goddess as well? It would explain why the Karsites see so little of her, and why the Shin'a'in god seems to be in the background as well.

(just my wild speculation)

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #174 on: January 09, 2009, 03:31:16 pm »
The Shin'a'in have male counterpoints of the 4 part goddess, but they're not called on as often for whatever reason.
There's a song on one of the companion albums that recites their names & attributes.
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #175 on: January 09, 2009, 03:49:38 pm »
Yeah, I have the album. One of the reasons we see more of the Star Eye'd then her counterpoint may simply be that Mercedes Lackey first wrote the goddess in there because of Tarma and never felt the need to expand upon the god.
 

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #176 on: April 13, 2009, 11:04:26 am »
I just finished Foundation, a very enjoyable book. If this is a series, when is the next book coming out?

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #177 on: April 13, 2009, 11:12:17 am »
It sure has the hallmarks of it, Talyn.  And the subtitle IS "The Collegium Chronicles"  I haven't looked anywhere to see publication dates for it, or title, though. 

Hey, is it time for spoiler tags?  Or, with this having been out since good lord, October, do we need to bother?
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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #178 on: April 13, 2009, 05:06:15 pm »
Probably not. I imagine most libraries have it by now.
 

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Re: Mercedes Lackey
« Reply #179 on: April 13, 2009, 07:19:55 pm »
Okay, who else is seeing Mags as a lost prince?
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