Spoiler on Black Maria and other things
pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Fri Sep 10 10:44:20 EDT 1999
Spoilers for Black Maria, Dark Lord of Derkholm, and now an episode of
> > On Thu, 09 Sep 1999 16:24:49 BST, Helen Scott wrote:
> > > ...the ending seemed to me to be rather similar also. ie, Black
> > > Maria was imprisoned in a box and sent to sea while Chesney was
> > > imprisoned in a bubble. Both of which had their own universe
> > > running. (I may have got some details wrong, it's hot and I
> > > haven't read them for a while!)
On Fri, 10 Sep 1999, Helen Scott wrote:
> I've just remembered that the same thing happened in an episode of
> Star Trek The Next Generation where a holographic Moriarty was put
> in a mini universe because that was the only way they could handle
> him without wiping him out which would have been wrong.
> A possible coincidence???
Oh, definitely a coincidence. Probably not more than that, though.
If you can do it, pocket universes are are such a neat way to dispose
of adversaries you can't bring yourself to kill, especially when
there's an element of dramatic irony.
"...the greater part of my wardrobe is black... it's a sensible
colour. It goes with anything. Well, anything black."
- Neil Gaiman
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