Dr Plokta (drplokta) wrote,
Dr Plokta


If you're writing books set in a society where there are inherited titles or offices, it's a good idea to know the difference between an heir apparent and an heir presumptive. Especially if you're going to use one or both of those terms. This means you, K J Parker and David Weber.

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