8FOLD/META: About the Author # 1: Tom Russell
pwerdna at outgun.com
Wed Apr 20 13:36:20 PDT 2005
On Fri, 15 Apr 2005 18:01:39 +0000 (UTC), martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
> See now, this would be the one argument in favour of alternate
> universes as you referred to above. The same characters in the same
> universe have a certain "feel" but change the setting and you change
> everything. How do these characters behave under different
> circumstances? Are they even the same characters? Now you can tell
> stories with the same basic characters but appeal to a whole new
This, I think, leads to the greatest unexplored aspect of alternate
universes. What happens in everday life when the public discovers
that there's a world where you exist... but your life went slightly
differently? Everyone has their own personal "What If"s, after all.
And what if you discovered you went down the *wrong* path?
I just think that'd be cool. ``v
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, not quite the same thing, but.
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