8FOLD/ACRA: Jolt City # 19, "The Little League of Doom!" (1/3)
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Sat Jul 17 00:36:38 PDT 2010
On Sat, 10 Jul 2010 03:18:16 +0000 (UTC), Tom Russell wrote:
> A good point. Like I said, my reading could be an idiosyncratic one.
> I still think FLIES is better, and less nihilistically knee-jerky,
> than its various imitators.
Oh, definitely agreed there.
> I probably should have dedicated at least another scene the process,
> maybe even tease the reader by having them come close to finding a
> hole in the story, and then finding a terribly wrong but perfectly
> logical explanation that sides with Jack and the other boys. For that
> matter, I could have further foregrounded the very mild sense of
> confirmation bias-- going into this, no one _wants_ it to be Eight
> Evil Boys, ergo they're more than happy to grab hold of an explanation
> that amounts to One Evil Boy and Seven Scared Boys.
That would be perfect - both feel natural, and would make the transition
just that bit easier.
> I'll try to be more careful in the future. Thanks, Andrew!
Don't mention it. ^_^
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron,
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