LNH20: Writer's Block Person #44: "Number Ten Thousand"

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Wed May 22 22:10:29 PDT 2019

On 2019-05-22 20:13, Drew Perron wrote:
> On 5/21/2019 2:14 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>> With all these tens of thousands of people in the story, this is an 
>> occasion where it's misleading to call one person "they".  I'll admit 
>> the tyrant was effectively genderless while it floated in the Endless 
>> Void, and it may have taken many genders after that, but he sure seems 
>> to have started out male.
> No, the tyrant started out without binary gender. o3o Just like Writer's 
> Block Person, to very much make that connection clear. As Margaret 
> Thatcher historically showed us, "tyrant" is a gender-neutral word.
> That said, I could've made which pronouns refer to the tyrant and which 
> to the people clearer. X3

Well, all right.  I was hoping I hadn't offended with this comment.

-- (signed) Scott 8{O> --

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