JLS (jlsjlsjls) wrote,
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Another "Foreigner" flashback

Another of those Moments I Have Loved. This was the one that made it click for me that while humans perceive the whole notion of professional assassins in a certain way ... as somebody paid to commit murder ... to the atevi it's just an ordinary everyday legal profession. That doesn't provide one any special exemption from personal hassles. From "Invader" (volume 2):
"Nand' paidhi," Tano said, and caught-step and bowed as they walked the hall. "If you give a ribbon, my father will believe I've achieved distinction. Give me one for me to give to him, paidhi-ji, and I'll hear no more of being an engineer."
I keep hoping that someday plot will lead to Bren meeting Tano's father in relation to some development project. That'd be ... interesting. ;p
Tags: bookseries: foreigner, reading
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