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Postby Exp. Date, the rat » Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:52 am

I am now listening to Thief of Time and I was wondering about Death and Susan. Does Susan love her Grandfather Death or just tolerate him? During this book she has the realization that all they have is each other during one of their conversation, she constantly tries to wind him up, and always seems frustrated by him. So to me it seems she doesn’t love him, but just tolerate him. Then we see that Death has a To the Greatest Grand Dad mug on his desk and memories of xylophone music in his memories, which to me means she loves him. I am not doubting that he loves her. Just more her about him. What do you think?
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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:37 am

I love Jan and J-I*b and SW, but I constantly try to wind them up. :lol:
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Postby pip » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:52 am

i always found there relationship can be oddly sweet.
she was brought up to be logical but we see her break that mould and when Death is in trouble she jumps
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:16 am

poohcarrot wrote:I love Jan and J-I*b and SW, but I constantly try to wind them up. :lol:

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Postby raisindot » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:00 pm

Isn't the audiobook version of "Thief of Time" marvelous? Briggs' voicings are all excellent, but (hope you've gotten there) the way he voices the squabbling auditors is absolutely spot on. I can't imagine them sounding like anything else.

Anyway, to your question, the evidence that Susan's feeling for Death go beyond mere toleration sits on the Grim Reaper's desk at the beginning of the book--the mug of tea embossed with "World's Greatest Grandad."

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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:01 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I love Jan and J-I*b and SW, but I constantly try to wind them up. :lol:

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Works for me smartypants - looking forward to the next one

Me & J-I*b will take you out on Making Money. :lol:
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Postby raisindot » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:31 pm

poohcarrot wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:Me & J-I*b will take you out on Making Money. :lol:


What do you mean "we," kimo-sabe?

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Postby poohcarrot » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:35 pm

"But who was that man in the mask?"
"I don't bloody know, he had a bloody mask on you fool!" :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:08 pm

J-I-B wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:
Jan Van Quirm wrote:
poohcarrot wrote:I love Jan and J-I*b and SW, but I constantly try to wind them up. :lol:

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Works for me smartypants - looking forward to the next one

Me & J-I*b will take you out on Making Money. :lol:

What do you mean "we," kimo-sabe?

*chokes on choc truffle* :lol: They've gone stark raving Tonto - run for your lives! 8) Jeff - you're never gonna make me like Moist - he's a total git :P

Anyway - where are you taking me smartypants? Do I need a posh frock and/or unpredictable corsetry... :twisted:
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Postby raisindot » Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:02 pm

Jan Van Quirm wrote:Unpredictable Corsetry


That would be a good name for a rock band.


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Postby poohcarrot » Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:09 pm

You've been reading too much Dave Barry. :D

And Jan, where am I taking you? To the cleaners! :lol:
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:12 pm

Do they have a Jacoozee there? :lol:
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Postby poohcarrot » Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:29 pm

Millions of 'em! :lol:
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Postby Tiffany » Thu Oct 21, 2010 2:06 pm

She told him he had boney knees! :D
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Postby raisindot » Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:29 pm

poohcarrot wrote:You've been reading too much Dave Barry. :D


You can never read too much Dave Barry.

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