[DWJ] Ogre and back story

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sat Jan 21 14:58:16 EST 2012


On Sat, 21 Jan 2012 12:45:29 -0500 (EST)
Devra <devra at aol.com> wrote:

> 
> It seems to me that Someone said that originally the children did
> actually manage to kill the Ogre....  Can anyone remember this?  How
> did DWJ propose to deal with that?
> 
> Minnow?  Anyone?

DWJ told me that it was originally darker, and the Ogre died, I think at
the Swords of the Dens Drac lads.

DWJ's then-editor wrote a new ending for it, which I never read, but
which DWJ told me included "fluffy pink footballs", and this was clearly
impossible to allow, so she altered it herself rather than have it
altered at her.

Minnow



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