Okay. I’m far too excited about this to say much coherently, but I’ll give it a go anyway. First: I owe a debt of gratitude to my friend and collaborator John Brimlow, who has many stories of his own to … Continue reading
Category Archives: Nathaniel Cannon and the Lost City of Pitu Commentary
TVtropes doesn’t have a page for lost cities, which seems like an oversight. It probably has a page for stereotypical Frenchman and for characters that steal scenes, though. You’ll notice that the entries have been shorter lately. This is conscious. … Continue reading
The next few entries are going to be on the shorter side, since I’ve decided that keeping a regular update schedule is probably more important than making sure each update hits an arbitrary length limit.
Inconstant’s crew came together, at least in broad strokes, in one night of collaborative brainstorming. It’s a testament to how well that particular brainstorming session worked out that I can’t claim that any one of them is my favorite without … Continue reading
Between Copeland, Choufeng, Iseabail, and Emma, I’ve at least mentioned all of the major characters who belong to the zeppelin. Lachapelle counts as a major recurring character who’s quite unexpectedly become one of my favorites in this universe, and in … Continue reading
According to the original maps, my use of ‘Soerebaja’ in previous entries was wrong, and ‘Soerabaja’ is the correct obsolete spelling. I’ll go back and fix that eventually. I forgot to do commentary for last Friday’s entry, but I didn’t … Continue reading
Cecil Snavely: a man born, or at least named, for underhandedness. It becomes even more obvious that I didn’t write this to be chopped apart over the next few entries, but at the same time, you ought to be glad … Continue reading
‘The Dutchman’s Cross’ sounds like something a treasure hunter should be after.
Barfights in pulp stories have a certain set of clichés a writer has just about no choice but to embrace. There are probably TVtropes pages, but I can’t be bothered to look them up. In other news, one of my … Continue reading
Cannon is known for many things, such as his lack of boxing prowess. I’m going to take a moment to self-congratulate and note that at the time of writing, I’m two and a half weeks ahead on backlog.