HandofShadows wrote: And we see that Stanely is more than a little worried a Parson. But however worried he is, he isn't worried enough.
i didn't see anything about the way Stanley reacted about Parson as indicating worry.
Not quite worry, but remember Stanley's standards in warlords. "Pick the most handsome and dashing one left and promote him to warlord." And now Stanley's got a dashing, high level warlord whose name is a homonym for "handsome." It's a no brainer for Stanley.
The question is how it will play out. I'm sure Ansom will insist that it was Parson's tactics and quick thinking that won, and that Parson is the more capable warlord, but will Stanley acquiesce or will he say "No way, I'm tired of the Pillsbury Doughboy, you're the new chief warlord, Ansome?"
I think Stanley will give in and leave Parson in charge. Stanley will get glowing endorsements from Wanda and Maggie too, and leave well enough alone. But it might happen that Parson gets demoted. If he is demoted, I think this will be a future point of conflict, big time, for Stanley's side (read: Wanda will croak Stanely for it eventually).
KBF wrote:So uh, guys...
"My Mistress favors..."
Yeah dude, holy crap...if people are right and Wanda can rebel against Stanley...well he better hope they are wrong about her inclination to do so. I still maintain that she won't. At least she won't during the summer updates. Something as big as that would be handled in a book not summer updates.
I think Wanda will revolt, but not over the summer. She needs to build more and she needs those dragons. Eventually Stanley will be superfluous, but right now Stanley's essential. I don't even think Wanda will revolt at the beginning of book two, although she could revolt at the end.
it?" Dan, I'm not a Republic serial
villain. Do you seriously think I'd explain my master-stroke
if there remained the slightest chance of you affecting its outcome?
I did it thirty-five minutes ago.
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