NTB/LNH/Contest: Legion of Net.Heroes Volume 2 #33

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 19:39:53 PST 2010

On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 22:58:14 +0000 (UTC), Saxon Brenton wrote:

> And if the steel leviathan had possessed inhumanly acute 
> eyesight, it may have seen, on the horizon, the passage of a regularly 
> scheduled and fully functioning train on transcontinental railway.  But 
> Doubt was hardly going to bring that inconvenient fact to the construct's 
> attention.


Good story!  Nice and tight.

> Then I changed my mind about the anachronoid, and took up an idea I've had 
> kicking around for a while: that the robber barons of the 19th century 
> would - along with their standard misdemeanors - try to ruin their rivals  
> by using giant robots to attack each others' infrastructure.  

Ah, is *that* what the deal was.

>      On other matters, my thoughts on the Old Western characters run along 
> these lines.  The modern Looniverse has a lot of superhumans, a number of 
> which are throwaway parodies of extant comic book characters.  Therefore 
> its plausible that it had a similar crowd of Western characters.  

Yes! <3 Also, Victorian, ancient Greek, vague medieval Europe, and
jidai-geki characters.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, explosion-bubble!

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