eatingsoapboxes said: how is this? i like the author, his zombie books are delightfully bleak
So far not a lot of action and kind of trying to emulate Stephen King’s “reminiscing old codger” style a bit much, but I’m only a couple dozen pages in. I’m assuming he’ll hit his stride once the giant killer worms show up;
uirukii said: Javert finding his hat full of piggies. 8D
"'Mental' isn't a reason. It comes in an awful lot of flavors, most of them are non-violent, and every single one of them has some kind of logic, whether or not it makes sense to you and me. Nobody slaughters a family because hey, 'I just felt mental today.'"
Tana French, Broken Harbor
"Most of them are non-violent." Yes. This. I like seeing these sentiments in novels about murder.
People with a mental illness aren’t irrational, ticking time bombs who might snap and kill people. In fact, we are far more likely to be attacked, raped, or mugged than the general population.
I think we can all agree that they are going to fuck this up, but I am extremely curious to see exactly in which ways.