LNH: System Corruptors #28: The Queen's Tale

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 11:34:40 PDT 2012

On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:19:57 +0000 (UTC), Adrian J. McClure wrote:

> On Jun 21, 1:38 pm, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I know, right
> Nothing can stop the power of Captain America's butt!

<Red Skull> Stupid sexy Rogers!

>> (Maybe you should crosspost this there.)
> I was hoping you would do it at the LNH tumblr, but sure.

Oh, I plan to! But I meant rec.humor.oracle.

> (I'll also probably put #52 on there when it's done, as it's turned
> out to be a rather nice introduction to the LNH as a thing.)


>> I love taking things out of context, have I mentioned that?
> No context is the best context.

I know right

> (I was REALLY into Sailor Moon when I wrote this. I still kind of am
> but other things have gotten ahead of it. I have a pattern of getting
> obsessed with a thing, making up a character or plot element based on
> it for LNH stories, then moving on to something else and feeling a
> little awkward about writing the earlier things. Of course sometimes
> that gets me back into my old obsession.)

Yep, me too! Except I skip the awkward stage. <3

>> Also: Yeah, you know what's gonna happen.
> That's the way it is with mythology, isn't it?


>> Also: Retroactively giving a character the best origin ever. Hell yeah.
> That was actually inspired by a line in one of the old rosters saying
> that Table was "from the past."

Oh, that's right! Man. So many hooks out there, waiting to be picked up.

> And also my habit of A, taking random
> characters and figuring out how to make them work and B, revamping
> characters by playing up the potential mythological/literary
> resonances.


>> Which is a very Kirby-ish way for that to happen, too.
> Oh yes. BTW, I'm very happy that Jameel wrote back to me so quickly to
> give me permission for this; I hope to write Kid Kirby more often now.

<3 <3 <3

>> No one can say.
> Maybe the Oracle. But he's not telling.


>> I like the parallel with the questions she couldn't get answered at the
>> beginning.
> ...You know, I keep putting little details and thematic resonances
> like that intentionally into my more recent stories and no one notices
> them. But in this case I actually had NO IDEA this was in there when I
> wrote that. Awesome.

I know, right? <3 <3 <3

>> Yes, yes, sympathy for the Devil, bwahahaha...
> One of my goals for this was to write a female villain with the depth
> and complexity of Dr. Doom (or, though I hadn't seen it at the time,
> the movie Loki.) Though the Crossover Queen has never, to my
> knowledge, made out with a horse.

No, that's her daughter. (*ba-dum-tiss*)

>> One thing I don't think you mentioned in this was how she absorbed the
>> power of the Elder Gods that Ultimate Ninja killed in Beige Midnight #9 to
>> get back up to her current power level.
> Ayup. I felt this story had enough crammed into it and that would be
> better examined when the supporitng cast from Classic Ultimate
> Mercenary take her during FWF. (Plug plug.)


(Speaking of, I have a significant bit of that written, but I'm gonna wait
to promote it until I have enough written that I'm sure I won't run out of
steam before it's done.)

> The flashback sequence was pretty much as-is; it was supposed to
> an outline for a longer issue but the mythological voice worked so
> well I decided to just post it with a framing sequence. I wrote that
> up last night when I got so obsessed with LNH stuff that I literally
> _could not sleep_.

You temporarily absorbed the powers of the Incredible Unsleeping Man and
Insomnia Boy!

>> Oh, the fanart.
> I hope you enjoy your Tumblr!


> AJM (don't think we're lacking for stories now)

It goes like that, doesn't it? In cycles. RACC sleeps and wakens...

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, though not into a Brand New Day.

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