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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (whorl) Violet the Szpy
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 09:38:51 

On Wed, 31 Mar 1999, Peter Westlake wrote:

> I intended to read the Book again before asking this question,
> but you can't read a book that size at the drop of a hat, so
> I'll ask while I still remember. Hence lack of references,
> for which I apologize.
> Violet is described in one of the Dramatis Personae lists as
> the second tallest girl at Orchid's. When Chenille et al emerge
> from the tunnels and fetch up at Blood's mansion, someone finds
> her a dress that is almost big enough. Does that mean it belongs
> to Violet?  If so, what does that mean?

I imagine it means that Violet and other girls from Orchid's brothel
regularly entertain people at Blood's mansion.  Blood owns the brothel. 


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