SW10: January 2010 #3: Return of the She-Ra Fight Club

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 11:28:53 PDT 2010

On Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:31:06 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> On Mar 26, 8:19 am, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Liked: Superhero spouse with powers and training, "New Russians - who act
>> like Russia is the Wild West all over again and they're the robber barons"
> This spouse dates back to my "SW91" stories.  In my world, if you hang
> out with superhumans for twenty years, some of it will eventually rub
> off. 

Good new-fashioned thinking-out-the-consequences!

>"New Russians" are more of a real-world phenomenon, making a
> guest appearance here.

Good old-fashioned putting-in-real-world-elements-as-appropriate!

>> Confused: Why'd he drop in the power item? Why do we only hear Stephen
>> "off-panel", even when it's clear he's done something right next to her?
> Oh, right.  I'll have to update the story to explain how (1) minor
> mystic power items are so widely available since part of Serbia
> disappeared into the realm of dreams, that Russian robber barons use
> them as toys; (2) Stephen is the world's most powerful telepath and
> was "talking" via mental projection, even as he was spending ten
> minutes flying from North America to European Russia.

Ah, well there you go!

>> Overall interesting!
> Thanks for the review.   I considered not sharing until more
> polishing... but if I didn't throw this stuff out before it was
> perfectly ready, I'd never get it out.

I know the feeling.

Andrew "NO .sIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, struggling to get his High Concept
Challenge #7 entry out before the (extended) deadline.

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