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Sat Jan 23 02:31:38 GMT 2016
On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 5:44 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's an interesting thing about this novella - everyone says they're
> somehow expecting more. The immediate conflict is clearly resolved, but
> there's a strong sense that there's more to this story.
> I can't help but wonder how this effect was achieved. Is there more to the
> story in the author's mind or plans, or... it's rather odd, and the more I
> think about it all the stranger it seems.
Well, from a Checkov's gun perspective, our boy got given a howitzer at the
start of the story, and by the end, he's only used it to deal with a single
lord and non-heir son (and to set fire to the castle).
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