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Old Apr 26 2019, 11:34 PM   #41
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If Sebell being forty and Menolly being a teenager is icky, then what about F'nor (who is mid thirties, easily)and experienced being with Brekke, who is 16-19 and virgin?
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Old Sep 30 2021, 07:46 PM   #42
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Why does Menolly "need" to be hooked up with anyone? She's her own woman, focusing on her career. Plus, she already has 10 firelizards to take care of. I thought Sebell was boring, and the method used to hook them up was yet another "but they must!" moment, which I didn't expect to see in the HH trilogy (which was supposed to be aimed towards young readers).

If Menolly simply *had* to have a partner, Mirrim seems more likely than anyone else. Menolly is probably the only person Mirrim consistently gets along with, and they're both giving whatever the Pernese equivalent of the middle finger is to the patriarchy. Once Path can fly Between, distance isn't even an issue for them. They just seem to click more with each other than any of their male "love" interests. Plus, it would have been nice to see a canonical lesbian relationship on Pern before Xhinna and Taria.
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Following this thread , I don't have much to add, outside of maybe Sebell was as his 2I c he was not doing the gather and wedding like other harpers, were he could be doing more spi work, and being his shadow. doing things that only a special person could do, not someone doing the public route, as an example. from a different bbook, Moreta: Dragonlady of P the one that replaced the dead Master Harper at Ruatha, the one thatnamed Skinny and was thinking that runneserem could stop it and bring the runners needed in the main hold. Tero sp
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Not all that likely, since she'd need a majority of votes by all the Masters, both inside and outside the Hall. And Masterharper is a highly political position, requiring contact with Weyrleaders, Lord Holders and other Mastercrafters all over Pern. Many of whom look on women mainly as baby-machines, not leaders of any stripe.
I don't know. I think by the time that might happen, she would be well established as a masterhaper skilled in many areas and would be a good candidate for Masterharper. And I think by that point Pern would accept her.
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Well not to go fully off topic, but one of her friends is in the later books, a MasterSmith, Jancis who is married to Pimer andthey did have one son., and The MastherSmith is the Granddaughter of Fanderal , who pput her in in The Skies of Pern. as his pproxy.

Getting back to Mennolly becomeing a Master I don't recall which Loard Holder objected to her becoming one.

Also in The Skies of Pern whe see a Lady Holder and a few do recall other ones, just saying, sorry my mind is fissing out, so I shall stop here.

PS Sharron Manjaced her Lady Holder and a Master Healer quite well, along with a few others, I shall have to come back and break off this thopic to a new thread when I am thinking clearer.
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