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the_comfortable_courtesan ([personal profile] the_comfortable_courtesan) wrote2017-06-10 04:01 pm

Does anybody have any questions, comments, etc? *AMA*

While I feel that a lot of loose ends got tied up in the final few episodes, I daresay readers may still have a few questions about how certain things turned out? Or indeed about things that happened in existing text.

With a proviso that in some cases there may be [spoilers] involved with respect to snippets in process or projected.

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[personal profile] em_h 2017-06-10 03:22 pm (UTC)(link)
Honestly, I am most curious about what adult Flora and Hannah are up to, but that takes us into a whole other generation and any number of possible trajectories ...
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[personal profile] rymenhild 2017-06-10 04:05 pm (UTC)(link)
This. And do Em and Lalage maintain a partnership?

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[personal profile] aella_irene 2017-06-10 03:56 pm (UTC)(link)
I sincerely hope that the lady who is no longer Mrs D- K- has a happy marriage out in Nova Scotia, and no one ever finds out about

Who does Sebastian K wed? Does he wed? Do his father and Mrs P find true comfort together in a surprisingly respectable fashion?
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[personal profile] swingandswirl 2017-06-10 04:01 pm (UTC)(link)
Seconding these questions! and adding a third about Bess and Tom O - was their romance just a youthful fling, or something more?

(And I thought I saw some hints of Sebastian/Meg but that might just be wishful thinking.)

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[personal profile] em_h 2017-06-10 04:16 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh, and how Josh ends up as an adult. I have always wondered about his future. (And Bess and Meg, as above).

Apparently, what I actually want is The Comfortable Courtesan: The Next Generation, which is really an excessive request ...

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[personal profile] kore 2017-06-10 04:19 pm (UTC)(link)
What happens to all the little F's? Are C and J and E ever able to happily triangulate in a little country house somewhere away from prying eyes? Does Flora ever know who her other mother was?

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[personal profile] nineveh_uk 2017-06-10 04:34 pm (UTC)(link)
How did Sandy and Lord G- R- meet in the first place? And what is Sandy's family background?

Also, does Meg enjoy school when she goes?
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[personal profile] aella_irene 2017-06-10 04:40 pm (UTC)(link)
Also, what was the situation that made it prudent that C both cease writing her memoirs, and hide them?
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[personal profile] el_staplador 2017-06-10 05:06 pm (UTC)(link)
What happened to Lady J- and Miss A- when the latter retired from the stage? And the Admiral?

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[personal profile] loligo 2017-06-10 05:19 pm (UTC)(link)
No particular questions for you -- just saying thank you for the answers!
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[personal profile] white_hart 2017-06-10 05:59 pm (UTC)(link)
Do the Ts ever come back to England, or do they stay in Australia for the rest of their lives?
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[personal profile] azara 2017-06-10 06:29 pm (UTC)(link)
How long does the mad Marquess survive? And what happens to the estate after his death?
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[personal profile] nenya_kanadka 2017-06-10 10:45 pm (UTC)(link)
O was going to ask after the F-'s, but I see you've already covered that. ❤

Does Docket ever retire? How well do they manage her health issues? And do she and Biddy Smith ever have a romantic entanglement, or are they just good friends?

What happens to Julius and Hannah? It sounds like Hannah at least stays attached to Clorinda and the F-'s for some time.

Is Milord ever forced to marry, or are he and Sandy able to be devoted "bachelors" forever?

(I imagine the question of whether C and Sandy ever do knock boots might be better left to fanfiction...)

I'm going to be so sad to have less excuse to use these icons, haha.

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[personal profile] nenya_kanadka 2017-06-10 11:27 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh and a question about existing plotline:

Julia P-, the one who grew up in India, got married to....Lord H- or something? Whose son was also a suitor?

Wasn't one of them also the Lord Handsy that Clorinda kept having to warn all the women about? Which one did Julia marry, and was she happy?

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[personal profile] rymenhild 2017-06-11 12:43 am (UTC)(link)
All these answers are so lovely!

Does Sir B- W- ever make Prime Minister?
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[personal profile] anne 2017-06-11 01:09 am (UTC)(link)
I'd like to know what happens to Tibby and Titus!
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[personal profile] castiron 2017-06-11 03:01 pm (UTC)(link)
Does Matt Johnson have a successful rest of his career?

Does Dolly Mutton's home for retired prostitutes continue to prosper?

Was Mrs K sick all along with the illness that eventually killed her, or were her earlier bouts of ill health unrelated?

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[personal profile] kate_nepveu 2017-06-11 06:56 pm (UTC)(link)
Does Lady B's novel authorship ever become public?

Thank you for all these delightful answers, by the way!

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[personal profile] rymenhild 2017-06-11 08:01 pm (UTC)(link)
Can you tell us anything about Ellie N-?

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[personal profile] cesy 2017-06-12 05:18 pm (UTC)(link)
I am delighted at all these updates.
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[personal profile] kore 2017-06-12 07:10 pm (UTC)(link)
It's just like hearing news about dear old friends, isn't it?

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[personal profile] m_nivalis 2017-06-16 07:59 pm (UTC)(link)
How did Mr T find out that the mathematically inclined governess he corresponded with was actually Miss G? Did she tell him or did he figure it out himself?
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[personal profile] adeliej 2017-06-25 03:14 am (UTC)(link)
Thank you again for all this! It's absolutely delightful to read :)
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[personal profile] aedifica 2017-07-10 01:06 am (UTC)(link)
Does the erstwhile Lady N- grow to enjoy her conjugal duties? I hope she does, yet I'm concerned what a pregnancy would do to her in her invalid state. (Does Clorinda teach her about sponges? It seems very improper, and yet...)

I also wonder how Frau P- avoids increase with Mr K-.

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[personal profile] aedifica 2017-07-12 11:04 pm (UTC)(link)
Oh, the book of "female philosophy" that Clorinda found so prepossessing--did you have a particular book in mind?

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