8FOLD/ACRA: Jolt City # 19, "The Little League of Doom!" (1/3)

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
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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