[ANSTHRLD] Name and Device

Melissa Barton m.alanebarton at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 12:33:51 PDT 2011

> I instantly thought "Isn't Harper Hall what Master Robinette was the
> head of in the Pern novels?"  Yup.
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonriders_of_Pern#Harper_Hall_trilogy>
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harper_Hall>
> Maybe the Pern novels aren't as popular now, but enough people
> remember them so vividly that I would expect this name to bounce hard.

That was also my first reaction, although a form that was changed into a
period form acceptable under the current household name rules *might* not.
But there are definitely going to be people raising an eyebrow at it.

-Leonor Ruiz

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