Me Cussing King

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Wedgeski

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Sometimes I get tired of hating his villains so much. :) I actually put Under the Dome down a couple of times because some of the characters were so utterly without sympathy.
 
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Neesy

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Oh, I meant "off topic", of course, excuse me. It's not a spoiler, but something not directly connected to the current topic. I think I've mixed it up with how it sounds in my native language :a11: but I'm working on it :)
Okay - sorry - I am not up to date on some abbreviations - I usually have to look them up! :cheerful::smile2::laugh:
 
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blunthead

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I got really angry when Stephen King
included himself in the Dark Tower series
.
Why? Unless you and others who've objected to it think he was being egotistical by doing so. If that's your reason I would attempt to explain what I think his motives were if I had more technical literary vocabulary. I loved that he did it. For me it added a dimension to an otherwise normally-dimensioned story.
I think other authors have included themselves in the story they're writing, though I don't know of an example. It reminds me of movies which are movies of themselves.
I enjoy that kind of convoluted expression.
 
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