LNH/REVIEW: Kid Review's Roundup - July 2014

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 05:42:43 PDT 2014

On 9/16/2014 6:55 PM, Tom Russell wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:27:01 AM UTC-4, Andrew Perron wrote:
>> "Speaking of which - the issue where it happened felt a bit... vague on
>> whether what went on there was rape. Or, rather, whether or not the
>> narrative *considered* it rape, because it really seriously was.
 > It was definitely always intended as a rape, and I was hoping that the
 > violent beating that preceded it would make it clearly a part and extension
 > of that violence. The complication, such as it is, is that the scene itself
 > was told from the point of view of the rapist. The scene in this issue, and
 > especially the second issue of this miniseries, are very much from the
 > point of view of the victim.

Makes sense - I didn't really have any worry that *you* weren't going for 
that, it just felt a bit *distanced* at the time. Which makes sense, given the 

>> Thankfully, this issue confirms that yes, that was intentional, and it
>> is not something Nerrine is getting off with scot-free.
 > The repercussions of this are to felt throughout the miniseries and, more
 > generally, throughout all the books that will follow. It's an important and
 > traumatic part of the story, a hinge-point in a way; it is not, strictly
 > speaking, a theme/crime that I would use lightly.

I figured as much. ^-^v

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

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