I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
"But [Dlique] was clearly capable of a great deal more than she let on to us."
Like, for example, seeing instantaneously that Kalr Five wasn't an ancillary, or that Raughd Denche was responsible for the latest incident. I mean, had Dlique ever even met Raughd?
Also, I have a theory on the whole Dlique/Zeiat thing that I just thought up, but I want to wait until we get to Ancillary Mercy and I can check it against some of the info there. So, saving it until then.