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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #45 on: March 27, 2015, 07:17:03 pm »
The wiley bastard pulled it off, I see.   :lulz:

Like I said on the phone, if there's 4 lawmen chasing you, make sure there's only 3 prostitutes.  Lets you pick one guy off.

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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #46 on: March 27, 2015, 07:42:03 pm »
I'll bet the Undertaker just hates getting work without his "sport". Something tells me he'll be busy as hell by the end of this.
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #47 on: March 28, 2015, 04:28:40 am »
Excellent work. I'm looking forward to the next installment.
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #48 on: March 28, 2015, 05:10:36 am »
I'll bet the Undertaker just hates getting work without his "sport". Something tells me he'll be busy as hell by the end of this.

We are by no means done with the Undertaker.

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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #49 on: March 28, 2015, 05:10:57 am »
Excellent work. I'm looking forward to the next installment.

Thanks.  I'll put work into it Monday.

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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #50 on: March 28, 2015, 05:23:38 am »
really enjoying this, especially the hints of Dark Tower i'm picking up. Delicious!
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #51 on: March 28, 2015, 05:30:55 am »
really enjoying this, especially the hints of Dark Tower i'm picking up. Delicious!

I was deliberately trying to avoid that.  I'm gonna have to change a phrase or two, because I can see what you're talking about.

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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #52 on: March 28, 2015, 10:37:43 pm »
you don't like the Dark Tower? Or you just don't want to be derivative?
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #53 on: March 29, 2015, 07:17:41 am »
you don't like the Dark Tower? Or you just don't want to be derivative?

I love the Dark Tower.  I'm just trying to tell my own story.

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« Reply #54 on: March 29, 2015, 08:55:31 pm »
Ah, fair enough. Still a good story.
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #55 on: March 30, 2015, 05:59:50 pm »
I'm having trouble getting more than 5 uninterrupted minutes to myself, so this may not be a thing until tomorrow or Wednesday.

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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #56 on: March 30, 2015, 06:48:25 pm »
you don't like the Dark Tower? Or you just don't want to be derivative?

I love the Dark Tower.  I'm just trying to tell my own story.

I've not read the whole DT series by far, but I remember the intro to The Gunslinger and was struck by a related vibe when I started reading this. I noted to myself that you had produced a haunting western feel with FAR less of the intricate description King used, as I recall it anyway.

In essence I think you've done much more storytelling with fewer words and have neatly succeeded in telling something very unique here.
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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #57 on: March 31, 2015, 04:36:58 am »
All I can say is that this was worth coming home for. This is fucking good, Roger.
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« Reply #58 on: March 31, 2015, 04:37:51 am »
Your voice is really clear, here. IMO. Distilled.
Im guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk, Charles Wick said. It was very complicated.


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Re: The Weird West, or A Tale of Morality in an Immoral World
« Reply #59 on: March 31, 2015, 02:47:08 pm »
All I can say is that this was worth coming home for. This is fucking good, Roger.

Thanks.  More today.