NK - Clarification RE: Northkeep fire victims

Tony And Catherine Lackey catan at webzone.net
Mon May 22 11:14:28 PDT 2000

Rebecca M. Heydon wrote:
> Greetings....
> It came to my attention yesterday that there are some individuals out there who took offense at my original post notifying everyone about the house fire affecting Master Beorthlic, Lady Elizabetta and Lady Elisabeth last Friday.  Apparently, those offended felt that I was suggesting that Lady Elisabeth had rented out a sub-standard home and was somehow to blame for the fire.

	Only the idiotic or willful misunderstanding could think this.

> Having re-read my original post several times, I am not at all sure where anyone got that idea. 

	There was nothing in your post to invite such a supposition unless,
again, willful misunderstanding takes place.

 For those in Northkeep and the region who know the parties involved, it
is well-known that the house rented to Beorhtlic and
> Elizabetta was Elisabeth's home and the one in which her daughter, Olivia, grew up.  The house and many of its belongings had many fond memories for Elisabeth and Olivia, and they feel the loss acutely.  Moreover, Elisabeth is my household sister and as such, I would never do anything to hurt her, Olivia or their reputations.

	Truly you did not.  This tragic occurrence requires our sympathy and
assistance, not unkind speculation.  I am sure no one of character could
> I hope that this clarifies my intent.  All parties involved have lost
> memories, treasures and belongings.  Thankfully, all parties involved are safe and healthy.  I will do my best to help them in any way I can.
 If anyone has any further questions or concerns, please address them to
me, and I will answer them as best I can.
> In service to Barony, Region and Kingdom,
> Lady Rowan ni Coerc
> Deputy Seneschal, Barony of Northkeep

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