LNH: Hungry, Hungry Sabertooths! #12: "Cheesy Self-Care Advice"
pwerdna at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 08:19:09 PDT 2020
On 10/20/20 10:46 AM, Jeanne Morningstar wrote:
> On 10/20/20 2:23 AM, Drew Nilium wrote:
> > His cosmic wrist bands could generate nearly-unlimited
> > quantities of dairy, shunted straight from the domain of Bessie-18,
> > god-queen of the Galactose Quadrant, in reward for his services.
> I think this was an SCP too.
> > Tho he supposed that origin might change once the rest of Retcon Year
> > came out.
> At that point I think he's operating as a smaller-scale "self made hero" type
> and the cosmic wristbands would be something he gets when the LNH gets bigger
> and cosmic-er over time. But, having him get that at a pivotal moment could be a
> nice dramatic beat. hmmm...
That'd make sense! But either way, really :>
> > Some were more social; he'd been trying to reconnect to Parking Karma Kid,
> > wReamhack and Cannon Fodder, not to bring back the old days, but to find
> > the core of the friends who'd made him so happy before in who they were now.
> This is some Extremely Good relationship building. *makes a note to emphasize
> those relationships when they get back to RY*
:3 For the latter group, I'm drawing on Arthur's comments about the wReam Pack
at the end of the Infinite Leadership Crisis.
> > She sighs. "I've
> > taken
> > to organizing the... paper clip collection my uncle apparently had...?"
> > She slammed her fist on the desk. "We're locked up and
> > suffering and we're just *pawns*."
> I'd been thinking about how interesting it is now that Ultimate Ninja and Dr.
> Killfile had both been replaced by second-generation characters created by Tom
> Russell. There's a natural opposition there and there's some good ground for
> long-term archenemyship being laid here.
Yesssssss :D That nemesisery feels so natural with the history of these
characters, even tho their predecessors rarely directly fought. (Maybe Nina ends
up cutting off Carolyn's hand at some point.)
> > "It's always hard, but the secret to getting thru it is just..." Here
> > goes... "Taking care of ourselves and taking care of each other."
> Aww good. I love the sincerity here and it's very in character for CEL.
It is!! I think of him as possibly the most grounded LNHer, and one of the most
sincere - going back to my LNH v2 issue about the Messiah of Sincerity.
> > Author's Notes: House Representative Commie-in-a-Metal-Suit is a
> > Looniversal
> > equivalent to the likes of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez - a progressive
> > firebrand.
> > I'm hoping to get more into her backstory later.
> Very good. (I feel like there are a lot of political debates about the
> effectiveness of what she does in the Morlock-y anarchist continuities we set up.)
> Anyway this was a great issue, very sweet and also set up some nice long term
> relationship dynamics, and it's just what I needed to read when I'm about to get
> in line to vote. (My state does not allow vote by mail, sigh.)
Thank you and good luck!
Drew "mutual aid!!" Nilium
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