Sacred Logs and Crocodiles by Walter G. Esselman


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Post April 20, 2011, 09:03:29 PM

Sacred Logs and Crocodiles by Walter G. Esselman

It's pretty hard to not like a story with a character named "Lord Fullo'it."

Quite nicely done, with good characterization and a well-executed plot. I'd be happy to see more here from this author.
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Post May 16, 2011, 07:29:23 AM

Re: Sacred Logs and Crocodiles by Walter G. Esselman

I have to agree. I chuckled through the whole thing.

Everybody in this story was a caricature. Even the dragon was the long-suffering friend of the silly human. The croc as an oversized Saint Bernard was hilarious.

I've never read anything quite like it. Though it reminds me a little of The Beverly Hillbillies. Everybody on that show was overdone, it's what made it work.

Moral being: Beware the library police. Sometimes they bring dragons.


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