Jesues of the WEST BY J Doonan


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Post December 13, 2010, 06:06:36 PM

Jesues of the WEST BY J Doonan

Just wondering ever see "Greasers Palace" by Robert Downey?

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Post December 20, 2010, 10:11:20 PM

I don't know that one, Rick . . . this was excellently done, but --really strange.

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Post December 21, 2010, 09:48:27 AM

Greasers Palace

Find it and then compare and contrast.


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Post December 21, 2010, 11:23:54 AM

I've now got "Greasers Palace" in my Netflix queue after reading up on it in IMDB . . . sounds like something that would appeal to my off-center sense of humor.

But back to "Jesues of the WEST" (is that plural?) -- I really was fascinated with the way the action followed the explanation given by the old Indian . . . the guy really never knew from one minute to the next what he was doing; his next "assignment," if you will, was determined by whatever materialized in his pocket, and the necessary skills came with it.

This "Jesus" was a real tool . . .
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Post January 07, 2011, 03:55:18 AM

One of the more interesting stories I've read lately. A real exercise in character and world building.
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Post February 10, 2011, 01:27:32 PM

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I have to say I liked this one, quite a lot. It is a journey through both events and the mental processes of this 'Spirit Walk." There is true progression of both character and plot but with almost no explanation that the protag doesn't 'earn' for himself.

It is a very finely crafted tale that starts in a bit of confusion, and slowly coalesces into something understandable. Quite a feat, really. And way too difficult to do for most non-pros.

It took me a re-read of the opening scene to realize that this gunslinger shot twelve bandits in the church, and not the congregation, but that's not a bad thing. It made me a little more watchful of what heppened in each scene.

Very well done story. Much better than I expected from the title and blurb.

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