The continuation of politics by other means; further elucidation

  As a mutual acquaintance commented, ‘Ranal O’Var seems to have shrugged off the distressing death of his mother with the nonchalant unconcern one would expect from one brought up in the gladiatorial arena that is Uttermost Partann.’ Still, perhaps because he no longer had to watch his back, nor second-guess his mother’s plotting; Ranal … More The continuation of politics by other means; further elucidation

Led astray?

If you listened to the gossip whispered behind fluttering fans, you’d be convinced that Yale Belom was a philanderer of some standing. Yet between ourselves, a more loyal family man never drew breath. Yes he had his weakness, but his was more that he tended to say what seemed good at the time. He had … More Led astray?