LNH20: Generation 2.0 #6

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 29 17:03:57 PST 2012

On Jan 29, 3:20 pm, Scott Eiler <sei... at eilertech.com> wrote:
> On 1/29/2012 1:33 AM, Martin Phipps wrote:
> >    “But we’re not under any obligation to share our memories, are we?”
> > George asked.
> >    “Not at all,” Louis said.  “It’s purely voluntary.”
> >    “In that case,” George said, “I think we’re done here.”  His
> > companions agreed.
> >    “That’s fine,” Louis said.  “You’ve all been very helpful.  Thank
> > you very much.”
> >                                          THE END
> Hmm.  This is kind of an interesting surprise ending.  But it kind of
> fell flat.  People say, every story needs conflict.
> How well does Louis expect Fearless Leader to control his Legion, so as
> to make them take the interview?  I'll admit, if he's a veteran newsman
> who's studied the Legion, the answer might well be "Not at all".
> How well does Flashback control her power?  I'll admit, it must work
> best with a willing subject.  But still, she doesn't just take what
> people volunteer, she goes mining.
> So from a story point of view, perhaps we need Lycanthropy Lass (or
> whatever) to reveal her memories, then say, "I never thought you'd show
> the world *that*!"

Actually, if Lalo were to agree, Flashback could have an evil twin
called Daymare (so as to not confuse with the Marvel character
Nightmare) who forcibly makes people relive their worst memories.


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