[SOM] The School Drabble #7 - What Price Power?

Dave Van Domelen dvandom at eyrie.org
Sat Jun 12 11:28:45 PDT 2021

In article <sa1f3p$jsg$1 at dont-email.me>,
Drew Nilium  <pwerdna at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 5/30/21 12:50 AM, Dave Van Domelen wrote:
>>       "Who says it MUST have a price?  Oh, for Wizards the price is paid up
>> front, in study and sleepless nights.  You're familiar with that price.  But
>> for Magical Girls...and you...it's just another inherited trait.  You're not
>> going to turn into a demon or die from overuse of your powers.  I mean,
>> what's the ultimate price of having red hair?"
>>       I considered.  "An increased tendency to sunburn?"
>Hmmmmmm, interesting. You could say that the price of this power is the 
>responsibility to use it well.
>>       Wrote this after watching the final episode of Puella Magi Madoka
>> Magica.
>Ahhhhhh, yes. X3
>Drew "now that's a show with Opinions about power and prices" Nilium

     Oddly, I posted a longer piece almost a week ago, and it still hasn't
shown up.  http://www.eyrie.org/~dvandom/School/Diversity for a direct link.

     Dave Van Domelen, learned a good percentage of what he knows about the
Magical Girl genre from Drew's Tumblr.

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