Dorian E. Gray
israfel at eircom.net
Tue Aug 24 16:09:46 EDT 2004
Melissa replied to Minnow...
> The Lost Golden Age theme actually bugs me a lot in general. It inspires
> me a desire to poke holes in the mystical past, if I feel I have to accept
> that mythos myself. I mean, what's so awful about the present, really?
That's what I always wonder. Followed by, if you miss the Golden Age so
much, why not work at recreating it instead of sitting about whining?
> Elves bug me too. I like Terry Pratchett's Lords and Ladies better.
Definitely. I'm one of the editors on a webzine and the submissions manager
knows to send stories with elves to one of the other eds, because I hate
elves so much. But "Lords and Ladies" is very cool.
> >> Terry Brooks should have been shot out of hand.
> >Why waste a bullet? Ropes are re-usable.
> While acknowledging that casual violence is reprehensible and I would
> seriously consider killing someone, I have to reply: Firearms are
No, they're not. You can shoot someone from a distance. Knives, now.
Knives are up close and personal. :-)
Dorian (who went to college in "Stab City").
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