Become Like a God by McCamy Taylor


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Post August 17, 2012, 08:50:13 PM

Become Like a God by McCamy Taylor

I'm trying to figure out how to describe this story, and the first thing that comes to mind is a quote I heard somewhere: "An adventure is what happens when you fail to plan (or maybe, 'when your plans fail' -- not sure)." Something like that.

The plot is there; it's just completely unpredictable, as is the sequence of events that follow the failure of the main character's original intent. Along the way, he learns that he'd been believing a lot of very large lies. He also finds out a lot about himself that he didn't really want to know. And, he learns to accept the changes.

This story has terrific depth to it, which more than makes up for a minor quibble: how a trained combat veteran fails -- three times -- to hit a target who can't be much more than an arm's-length away. Oh well.

The scenery was very nicely done, too.

Excellent work all around.
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Post August 27, 2012, 05:51:20 PM

Re: Become Like a God by McCamy Taylor

If I'm not mistaken he said he was one or all of the following:

a bad shot, in pain and at times drugged or weightless.

good story especially for someone with ADD like me.

Gonna read it again just in case I have it bassackwards
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Post August 27, 2012, 05:53:51 PM

Re: Become Like a God by McCamy Taylor

one other thing, the author wanted him to miss, and when you write, you do become like a god, your command is done.

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