BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA! I just added the most devious twist to the story I was polishing. And it’s so perfect, I barely had to change anything. And forget Use of Weapons. My story is now the sine qua non of sneaky viewpoint tricks, hiding from the reader that no fewer than three characters are not who you thought they were. (And it’s only 15 pages long.) Am I going too far? Well, in the words of Ferris Bueller, “You can never go too far.” Well, okay, maybe I’m going too far, but I don’t think so. I’m 90% sure I’m going to keep the new twist. And even if I don’t, it’s still pretty damn clever.
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