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Topic: Blood Lance chapters 10 to 17

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Subject: Blood Lance chapters 10 to 17
Date Posted: 10/16/2012 9:27 PM ET
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Date Posted: 10/18/2012 3:10 PM ET
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It is interesting how she is portraying Sir Thomas' PTSD.  It is an interesting and insightful view point I think.

When it comes to Jack,  I wonder who is teaching whom.

Date Posted: 10/18/2012 9:09 PM ET
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I like that she's wrangling Henry (to be IV) into the tale as a 21-year-old who is the image of his father as a young man. 

Date Posted: 10/23/2012 5:09 PM ET
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Wow Crispin certainly takes a lot of beatings in this book!

Date Posted: 10/24/2012 9:50 AM ET
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I think he took more in Veil of Lies.  The sheriff didn't like him very much.

Date Posted: 10/24/2012 3:55 PM ET
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Now that I think on it...you are right.  It just seems like he took such a walloping here and Jack too!

Date Posted: 10/24/2012 4:03 PM ET
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The beatings in Veil of Lies stuck with me more because it was the sheriff, in his role of sheriff.  What would be a horrific civil rights violation today was not even considered an abuse of power at that point. 

Date Posted: 10/24/2012 9:29 PM ET
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So true...even in this most recent one a common person could get beaten by a noble person for just about anything.  How horrible!