Sunday, January 29, 2012

Chapter 27: Shuddering

I still dream about Port Alice all the time. It's always a larger, more prosperous town in my dream than it ever was in real life. That's the point of the dream. I get it. But I can't stop having it.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Chapter 26: Running Down the Road

How did the Eagles end up being a Muzak staple? I ask, but I'm inclined to just go ahead and blame them for it, on the grounds that I really, really hate "Hotel California." "Taking it Easy," on the other hand, I kind of like.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Chapter 25: And One Car That Will Do

I had no idea that "Pink Cadillac" was a Springsteen song. Or what most of its lyrics were, either.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Chapter 24: Weaving A Web

Black Fang's writeup appears in Champions Villains, Volume 3: Solo Villains, 29--30. He's pointed out at 433, only 33 more than a starting standard hero writeup. However, the body armour adds about 20 points (and the implicit life support to function on Mars something like 5, I'd say, without actually looking it up.) More importantly, he's fighting slightly weaker-than-standard-build Teen Champions. I'm assuming. I'm not sure that I can write up John or Amy on 250 points, but Rafe, Jason and Emily are easily in that  range.

They're in for a tough fight against Black Fang, is what I'm saying.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Chapter 23: When A Plan Comes Together

I thought that I was just going to rush this into print and run off to work. Which goes to show that I really need to start reading my schedule better. Instead, I could easily end up dawdling over this post all day. As a point of plot complexity, I'll note that I originally intended for one of the plot points following to rise naturally out of the discovery of armour in Chapter 15, be detected, and blamed on someone other than the goody-two-shoes who has it.

Oh, well. A publishable version  of this (because the way things are going, everyone's going to have a self-published novel up on Amazon soon!) should be about three times as long, anyway.