Story – Original

Something I wrote a long while back. I’ve got half a dozen hooks for an anthology along these lines, but for now it’s just this slightly unsatisfactory tale and a couple of weak starts. I reserve the right to refurbish, revoke, and republish this someday, but for now it’s time to just air it out. The static is deafening […]

The Undependable Narrator

The unreliable narrator is a concept commonly used in discussing literature that uses deceit of the reader as part of its storytelling technique.  Basically, if parts of the story are revealed – or, sometimes, inferred – to be objectively false, then the narrator is unreliable. Rereading Victory, it occurs to me that I think of this kind of narrator as a […]