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  •  I have only read the short story... (4+ / 0-)
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     The revelation that the 3D games being played are real battles is central to the impact of the story.

    Revealing it at the start would be akin to revealing that
    Bruce Willis is dead at the beginning of "The Sixth Sense".

    “I used to be disgusted....Now I try to be amused" --Elvis-- My first attempt at a diary.. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/03/28/1197573/-Park-Avenue

    by PlinytheWelder on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 07:12:46 PM PDT

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    •  Exactly.... (1+ / 0-)
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      caul

      when I read Ender it was such twist it blew me away.  That was so long ago.  I never knew what the author was really like or I never would have read his books.

      Never regret something that made you smile

      by Texnance on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 10:42:45 PM PDT

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