By Marion Zimmer Bradley
Whereas in basic terms girls can command the facility of the matrix and the key sciences which maintain Darkover from Terran arms, in such a lot respects they're nonetheless chattels. however the unfastened Amazons are thought of equivalent to males, and it really is they who give you the key to the Terran-Darkover predicament.
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Whereas in basic terms ladies can command the ability of the matrix and the key sciences which hold Darkover from Terran palms, in so much respects they're nonetheless chattels. however the loose Amazons are thought of equivalent to males, and it's they who give you the key to the Terran-Darkover trouble.
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Additional resources for The Shattered Chain (Darkover, Book 1)
I see what you mean; you have to red flag the punch line of the current dirty jokes or any specially notorious old ones. But you don't hear the dirty jokes-" "No; I have my own specialty. I mentioned that some expressions aren't used by women-or in front of them, among the polite. There are also special expressions used mostlyby women. Darkover isn't one of those cultures that has a special women's languagethere are some ofthem, Sirius Nine for instance, andthere's a real translator's nightmare!
The hard little face was unyielding, strangely set. " "Then, birth or no, Jaelle, I will arrange for you a marriage as good as for my own daughter-" and then she knew, suddenly, that she had lost. Jaelle's face went cold. She said, "I want only to live where I will never be in subjection to any man. " Rohana thought, almost in despair,It is too late to treat her as a little child. She has known so much that would age her before her time. Still, she was a Comyn daughter, and might havelaran. She said gravely, "Kindra, she must not be neutered.
The women exchanged a conspiratorial chuckle; Montray's ineptitude in the Darkovan language was a standing joke in the HQ. "And so that's why you go over all his speeches personally? " Ruefully, Magda shook her head. "No, certainly not. "And if any Terran could, no Terran woman could. The thought was as bitter as ever. But she put it aside. "It would have been different, if the Terran HQ had stayed at Caer Donn. There', the Terrans and Darkovans met more or less as equals, and we could mingle with themas Terrans.
The Shattered Chain (Darkover, Book 1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley