8FOLD: Mighty Medley # 23, November 2015, by Messrs. Brenton, Russell, and Stokes

Tom Russell joltcity at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 03:39:39 PST 2015

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 10:33:43 PM UTC-5, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On 11/7/2015 3:52 PM, Tom Russell wrote:
> > She
> > touches his face and his body stiffens. "You won't be able to move or
> > make a sound for what remains of your life, but you will be able to
> > feel everything that's about to happen. I'd say I was sorry, but
> > that's not really true."
> HA HA UM x-x
> So, this makes the Company seem straightforwardly evil, and I don't think that 
> was necessarily intended to be the case?

Well, they were straight-up torturing and mind-wiping people the last time we saw them in Medley # 18. (And yes, the Donald mentioned in passing here is the same Donald as in that story.) Certainly they're doing the things they're doing for a /reason/, but they're still very much the bad guys in this equation.

> > Skin of Snake woke in wet and bloody darkness, hot and suffocating.
> Whew. I was worried.
> > He yanked hard, pulling his own face
> > and skin away. He tucked it inside the opened skin hanging from the
> > wall.
> >     He looked at himself in a dirty, broken mirror, and Jack Peake's
> > face stared back at him.
> Ooooooooh. :D

Notice, also, the reference elsewhere in this installment to his own mancer's mark.

 > > She doesn't need to ask him what to
> > do, or how it works; somehow, she knows how it works; somehow, she's
> > always known.
> >     She slides the watch over Melody's wrist, and kisses her on the cheek.
> OH
> Fuck <3
> Drew "YES. GOOD. WELL-DONE." Perron

Thank you kindly, sir.

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