Katherine (Kathy) Collett
kcollett at hamilton.edu
Tue Jun 8 16:03:12 BST 2021
On Jun 8, 2021, at 10:06 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Very few space sagas (or any kind of derring-do novels) worry about the
> underpinnings of it all. But we see Miles worrying about ship ownership,
> paying the bills, doing all the paperwork, etc. I mean, how many times to
> we read about accountants on board a pirate ship?
Long ago, I snagged from someone on this list (sorry, I don’t know who) this quotable tag: "It's easier to make a compelling story about a lone heroic commander than about a series of complex interlocking committee meetings."
I think you can add the paperwork to the committee meetings.
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