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« Reply #195 on: February 19, 2009, 02:29:18 AM »
Exactly Jennifer. She had a stron sense of duty.

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« Reply #196 on: February 19, 2009, 05:21:12 AM »
Correct -- but I remember Tatiana once was shocked when someone called her 'Your Majesty.....'. Jennifer is right.
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« Reply #197 on: February 19, 2009, 05:50:55 AM »
But she wants people around her to treat her as a normal person, not a grand duchess.
Has someone seen her diary saying if ever Alix tells her to marry a prince she doesn't love she'd do it willingly?
Tatiana, as I read something before, is an introspective person. She would of course dig in deeper to something before making decisions (which she would not regret later).
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« Reply #198 on: February 19, 2009, 11:08:15 AM »
Correct -- but I remember Tatiana once was shocked when someone called her 'Your Majesty.....'. Jennifer is right.


Well of course she would be, as she was not a "Majesty" (Only Monarchs are that).  She was an "Imperial Highness".
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« Reply #199 on: February 19, 2009, 11:14:42 AM »
Remember how Olga wanted to remain a "Russian"? Maybe she didn't want to leave Russia, so he decided that Tatiana was the next "best".

I don't think that we can hold Olga forever to words she said at 18, after a proposed match for her didn't work out.  At that time, she probably meant what she said, or she may have been being diplomatic- not wanting to offend Romania too much.

Of course we will never know, as she had no other chance to meet eligible young foreign princes, due to the war and revolution,but she might well have married a foreign prince had she had the chance to fall in love.  Because she died so young she is forever "frozen" in time to us as a very young woman, but she would have grown, changed and matured had she had the chance.
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« Reply #200 on: February 19, 2009, 03:16:20 PM »
I think Olga meant what she said, but after all, we will never know if she would have changed her mind when she grew up. :(

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« Reply #201 on: February 19, 2009, 03:21:06 PM »
She would of course dig in deeper to something before making decisions (which she would not regret later).

Actually, I read somewhere that if a decision needed to be made, Tatiana would be able to think of an answer faster than Olga.

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« Reply #202 on: February 20, 2009, 08:45:14 AM »
Where did you read that, Jennifer? ( I want to read more about them)

If any of OTMA would marry for political reasons and duty, it would have been Tatiana.

Is Tatya forever bound to be a submissive daughter to Alix to do such thing (as marry not for love)? How sad.
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« Reply #203 on: February 20, 2009, 02:52:37 PM »
I'm not sure if that's exactly what Ally meant. Personally, I think there is difference between being submissive, and marrying for political reasons. ::)

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« Reply #204 on: February 20, 2009, 03:00:49 PM »
Thank you for explaining Tina!

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« Reply #205 on: February 20, 2009, 03:13:43 PM »
Thank you for explaining Tina!

You're welcome :) .

P.S.: Though I'm not sure if this isn't off topic - we're sort of discussing Tatiana in a thread for Nastya's suitors. :-\

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« Reply #206 on: February 20, 2009, 06:18:14 PM »
Thanks Ally and Tina. I can't stop asking because I really want the best things for Tatiana  (being her sister).

Yay.Um um. This isn't an appropriate thread for this discussion.

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« Reply #207 on: February 23, 2009, 03:25:28 PM »
I can't stop asking because I really want the best things for Tatiana  (being her sister).

What do you mean "being her sister"? Do you mean that you feel you're very alike with her?

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« Reply #208 on: February 23, 2009, 03:39:41 PM »
Re Response # 69:  VERY interesting statement: "being her sister."   Come, come , we are carrying over-identification a bit too far, don't you think?  This NOT a role-playing topic or "Having Fun."   In that potentially a few of the younger and more impressionable readers MIGHT read your statement as  fact, I am certain that you would want them to understand that you are in NO way a blood relative and are having a flight of fancy in terms of relationship/time.   IMO, as has oft been quoted:  It is OK to build castles in the air, but NOT to live in them!    AP
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« Reply #209 on: February 23, 2009, 08:41:33 PM »
Being a sister is a reverie. It's just a joke. I'm sorry if I put such ambiguous post. 

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