birthday gift from Scott was an evening of Gilbert & Sullivan at
the National Concert Hall
construction has also been going great guns. We now have roof
rafters!!! they are now putting the roof back on the west wing,
which had a fire a little over 30 years ago.
Berni is back and
house hunting in Dayton! She's got a new job and a promotion!
Congrats Chief Berni!!!!!
Atar is finally
retired (returned safely from Iraq) and he's a colonel!!! :)
Katherine is glad
everyone is enjoying In The Service of the King
finally started Childe Morgan.
that Jiri and Se Trelawney will be back.. "you can count on
Se is pronounced
Shea, or Shay.
Lewys vanished on
It is doubtful
Katherine will ever be more specific about what happened to Lewys ap
having great fun sorting out the Camberian Council in its earlier
There are reasons
Lewys was kicked off the Camberian Council. She says he was a kind
of "loose cannon"
Lewys is a
progenitor of Jehana
grandmother was Grania d'Oriel (yes same Oriel's)
Ships in use
during Kelson's time - jibs have just come into use. Galleys are
still common. See KKB for details.
favorite parts of In the Service of the King are:
the bit in
the scriptorium where Zoe and Alyce discuss what their various
animals are going to do....
when the king
has Alyce help him interrogate the suspects in Krispin's murder.
enrollment of Alyce and Marie at Arc-en-Ciel.
and she had
fun with the conversation between Alyce and Zoe on Alyce's
wedding morning, too.
We will get to
meet Kenneth's two younger daughters, his sisters, and his aunts in
the next book.
exist in Kelson's time, we've just not seen it.
Zoe may end up at Cynfyn with Jiri.