CONTEST: High Concept # 12, Under the Weather

Tom Russell milos_parker at
Tue Aug 3 07:12:25 PDT 2010

On Aug 3, 2:17 am, dvan... at (Dave Van Domelen) wrote:
>      How about a hero dealing with an ailment that is normally chronic, but
> due to the hero's powers is merely acute?  i.e. getting AIDS somehow, and
> while their system will burn out the virus in a few days, to them it's like a
> nasty cold (and that selfsame immune system means they never suffer from
> regular colds)?

Sounds reasonable to me-- and clever, to boot, honouring both the
spirit of the challenge and the genre.


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