SW10: December 2010 #6: Cauldron Book II Part 6 (of 7)
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Thu Apr 14 12:32:56 PDT 2011
On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 02:11:36 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> Andrew Perron wrote:
>> My, but I've been tardy in replying to stuff. Time to get on it!
> I'm not helping, am I. I bet you spent two weekends not reading... while I
> posted four episodes. I might soon have to spend time on my blog instead; I
> haven't written an episode *there* since January.
More like I spent one weekend not reading, you posted two, I read one and
commented, commented on other stuff, and then you posted two more. @.@
>>> Norma told the rest of us, "Body Up was founded when evil men used mind
>>> power to control women.
>> ...I know what she means, but that's an oddly simplistic way of putting it.
> Norma made it simple on purpose. Really, it was an evil *monkey* from another
> universe. http://www.eilertech.com/stories/femforce.htm
That's not quite what I mean - more like, it's the kind of phrasing you'd
use with a kindergartener.
>> Huh. I didn't think belief itself would protect one, so much as being hard
>> to hypnotize due to general mental strength.
> Without quibbling over the specifics of magic vs. hypnotism and which one Vince
> practices... I think Summer qualifies either way.
On that much I would agree!
>> Wait. I-- I thought they already knew they still had powers? I'm a bit
> That's purely my fault. I should have started that "doubt" plot element more
> blatantly during the previous two episodes. But I figured those episodes mostly
> left Summer's team untested, while the guys with the sonic cannon and the magic
> golems carried the battle. That might have enhanced Summer's doubts right there.
Huh. Yeah, see, I didn't even realize there was anything to enhance.
>>> The man came back on the balcony. He pushed something aside and forward in the
>>> air, maybe moving his force field. Then he gestured and spoke louder: "Nooon!"
>> ...I'm confused.
> If I hadn't put in the man's outrageous accent, you and Summer would have
> understood him better. As for the rest, the confusion was intentional.
Noon? Noon? @.@ I think this goes beyond "outrageous accent" and into "I
have no idea what these words are trying to communicate".
> Speaking of which, a certain woman I know is taking up comic books! Someone
> gave her a stack. I saw among these the first X-Men vs. Dracula story, plus the
> first appearance of Doomsday vs. Superman. I said, "These could be valuable."
> She correctly responded, "Well, I'll let my son read them, then I'll sell them
Indeed. (And the latter is almost certainly not valuable, since it was
supposed to be.)
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, the former, somebody else probably
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