Friday, August 26, 2011

Predictions about Beka Cooper

Ok, so since I seem to be in the mood for making predictions, here's one about Beka Cooper from Tamora Pierce's Beka Cooper quartet.

Prediction number one: Beka will not marry. Ever.

Why? Because we already know that her surname will be handed down, because her descendants 200 years later (George Cooper and Eleni Cooper) have the name Cooper. I'm pretty darned sure that if she married that she and her kids would take her husband's last name.

That takes me to the next prediction...We already know that she's going to have kids, since she has descendants. So, who's going to be the father?

Prediction number two: Rosto will be the father.

Why? (SPOILER ALERT!!) So far, Beka has been head over heels for two guys: Dale, and Rosto. I think that Dale is out of the running, and although I suppose another guy could come into the picture I'm going to assume that one won't.

At the same time, I can't see her getting into a long term relationship with Rosto because of certain reasons she outlines in the first entry of Bloodhound. Therefore, their getting together will be a very temporary thing and...how to put this? Things *ahem* will happen so quickly that she won't have time to think about grabbing her anti-pregnancy charm, and she'll wind up pregnant as a result.

But if another guy comes into the picture in Mastiff I may revise this prediction. :)

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