SW10/REVIEW: Catalog of Earths, 2014 Update #3 of 5: The Web Comics

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 00:32:13 PST 2014

On 12/28/2014 7:42 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> On 12/28/2014 4:09 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
>> On 12/26/2014 4:56 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> - Type:  Mystic, apparently
>> I think this one pretty well illustrates the problem with the Council's
>> classification system.
> I know we've had this discussion before...  I admit the "Ripping Off King
> Arthur" continuity might be Tech or Superhuman, depending on where beds and
> web comics get their power from there.  But I don't really see a problem with
> the classification system.  Still, there might be room for a new category...
> I'm tempted to call it "Absurdist".

I was going to say-- it seems a world that runs on, perhaps, metafictional 

>>> For some reason, villains seem more inclined to interact
>>> positively with our Council than heroes do.
>> ...you may want to chew on that a bit.
> Oh, I am...  Whenever Ordered Realities shows up in my stories (even the ones
> which never made it onto RACC), they're effectively villains.  But really
> they're only villainous in the same sense the U.S. Congress is. They don't
> exactly live up to heroic ideals, but they make deals and muddle through.

Heh heh. <3 Makes sense. I meant that for the Council themselves, tho!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, snom

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