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Re: TKD and canon

KirneH wrote:

: MajQa', Voragh. Your work is appreciable and thorough.

qay'be'.  Most heart references in TNG, DSY and VOY have been either of the
strength/bravery type, or lines to the effect that "I will rip out your
heart", which is probably not a romantic come on.  Though with Klingons,
you can never be sure.

: If DS9's "You Are Cordially Invited" is an example, I'd say that the heart
: is the symbolic source of *all* strong emotions for Klingons.

HIvqa' veqlargh!  My work is not so thorough it seems.  I had completely
forgotten about YACI (it's the one Klingon episode I don't have on tape).
Were there romantic, maudlin human-style heart metaphores in this episode?
I vaguely recall a line from the marriage ceremony about how the gods
couldn't stand against two Klingon hearts beating together.  If so, I'm

Ca'Non Master of the Klingons 

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