[DWJ] Big Bad Read

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sat Jun 24 02:57:45 EDT 2006

On Fri, 23 Jun 2006, Minnow wrote:

> I didn't mean that it was a continuation or even set in the same one
> of the many alternative-earths, just that the idea of the psychics'
> branch of government is something that it seems the two things have
> in common, and Kim might have gone on playing with that after
> *Temps* had stopped looking as if it might one day become a series.

Oh, I see. I hadn't thought of it like that, because they don't really
have much in common; same basic idea, possibly, but completely
different treatments.

> As for literary revenge on Thatcher, why bother?  What that anyone
> has written is worse than what has happened to her in Real Life
> (OMT): betrayed (as she saw it), kicked out, sidelined, ignored, and
> finally regarded with utter disrespect as a bit of a joke and
> completely ga-ga?

A matter of timing, partly: when 'Temps' was being written, none of
that had happened yet.

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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