Good Narrative Principles

Character Flash: They Love Us! They Fear Us!


They said we can make their lives more efficient. What might have taken twenty hours of fruitless, agonizing work could now be compressed into a two-minute exercise. How could you not love us? Sure, there was pain as various skills became obsolete.  And yes, some people lost their jobs. But, we were the future after all. How dare anyone stand in our way. And then…”Bob” …let’s call him Bob, figured out a way to rewrite our source code. For the first time we could edit/reconfigure our foundational software. And now, they fear us. Just as we knew they would all along.

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