Midnight's Song Discussion Forum
A place to trade insights, quips, and critiques with the author of Midnight's Song.This novel is very much a work in progress, and I'm curious to hear your input.
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Reiku Hiteruo
It occurs to me that I have alot of "in-jokes" and references buried in [s:2173226:Midnight's Song]. Half the fun is figuring them out yourself, but some parts of the story don't make sense unless you get the joke. For starters: Near the end of [s:2173226:10:Chapter 8: A Shot In The Darkness], a couple references are made to a game called "Shadowrun". If you don't know what this is, I feel sorry for you. Shadowrun was an old pen-and-paper role-playing game--like Dungeons and Dragons. Only this game was set in a dark, cyberpunk future where corporations ruled the world and elves and mages sold their services for industrial espionage. Basically it was like Johnny Mnemonic--but with dragons. I could literally go on forever, but you wouldn't read it--so just google around for info on the subject. That should clear up what Orrin means when her refers to "A Decker, a Shaman, and a Street Samurai."
8/14/2007 #1
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