|Subject:||[Fwd: [RA:S Project] Central idea thoughts]|
|Date:||Thu, 27 May 1999 23:30:53 -0400|
> Kismet wrote:
> > Doc has already stated that we can't stop the
> > shutdown, or kill Deus, so we need at least one thing
> > to tie the chapters together. What if the central
> > idea was something simple?
> > For instance, a power outage. One writer could write
> > the cause of the outage as the first chapter, each
> > other chapter includes the blackout at some point in
> > the story. The book would simply be the arcology at a
> > glance. Everyone's stories would be occurring
> > simultaneously, so there is no need to put them in any
> > particular order.
> > What do you think?
> > Kismet
> > <SNIP SIG>
> A blackout sounds good to me. I also like my idea of a large running gun
> battle (just because I want to write that story a LOT). Another idea I can
> come up with is an explosion, an earthquake, everyone in the Arc goes to
> bed and the next morning it is all re-arranged but they are OK (to further
> the opinion put forward in RA:S that Deus is just toying with the people
> inside and experimenting), or maybe just that Pax is killed and there is a
> funeral for her. You know, basically something grandiose which everyone
> experiences. Kinda like those Star Wars books, "Tales from Jabba's Palace"
> or "Tales of the Mos Eisley Cantina". If you haven't read them, they are
> stories about characters in, you guessed it, Jabba's Palace or the Cantina
> when Luke and Co were there. Those events took place around them, but yet
> each character was different. If you want specific examples, I can give
> you them later.
> By the way, I think that this was what Doc' was proposing.
> The gene pool in the 21st century needs a deep cleaning. I am the
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