Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Discuss episodes and stories from the Drabblecast Main Feed and from Drabbleclassics
sandrilde
Member
Posts: 153
Joined: Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:45 pm

Re: Drabblecast 087 - The Box-Born Wraith

Postby sandrilde » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:25 pm

Loving the Kevin Anderson halloween stories - great stories, great production - love the norm voice coming out

I think I missed something in the story though - it seemed like the boss wants to feed the ghouls? or turn people into ghouls? why else insist on burying him alive? B ut i coudln't see why the boss would WANT this guy to be turned into a ghoul. ANd if he just wants to feed them, shoudlnt' he have killed them first?

KDA's stories are solid enough that I"m sure I just missed something that I'd catch on a re-listen.

Very enjoyable.

User avatar
Algernon Sydney is Dead
Moderator
Posts: 3499
Joined: Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:22 pm
Location: PRK (California)

Re: Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Nov 01, 2014 12:08 am

Image
{Marker for start of Classics comments. See Pondspider's suggestion.}

User avatar
tbaker2500
Site Admin
Posts: 3593
Joined: Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:03 pm
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Contact:

Re: Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Postby tbaker2500 » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:10 am

Nice. I like it.
You're my quasi-ichthian angel, you're my half-amphibian queen...

The Dribblecast, we don't care if you sound like an idiot.

User avatar
pondspider
Member
Posts: 382
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:52 pm
Location: Sussex, UK

Re: Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Postby pondspider » Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:07 pm

Enjoyed this one. Noting the length of the reanimated classic, I forgot to allow for the discussion and was slightly disappointed when the story ended... I half expected a part two :)

All the same, a great story with a lot of emotion in the main character and well-described scenes without going OTT on the language.

User avatar
Kevin Anderson
Forums Czar
Posts: 334
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:06 pm
Location: Southern California
Contact:

Re: Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Postby Kevin Anderson » Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:09 pm

It’s hard to describe how strange it is listing to astute folks doing a postmortem on something you’ve written. Mostly it was a lot of fun. Really enjoyed it. Like being a fly on the wall in a room where people are talking about you, but in a good way, and without the creepiness of having to be a fly.

Looking forward to more Drabbleclassics
"Sometimes I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion"

Facebook | Web Site | Night of the Living Trekkies | Book Trailer

AspirationRealized
Member
Posts: 14
Joined: Thu Sep 10, 2015 2:20 pm

Re: Classics 11 (EP 87) - The Box Born Wraith

Postby AspirationRealized » Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:04 am

Like the commentators after this Drabbleclassics episode, the digging coming from underneath was the high point for me. It is the stand out moment of this story, the part I always think about when I look back on it, and it's so strong I actually wonder whether or not ending the story there would have been best. I mean, you have a twist that's good enough to end on, and you leave the reader to imagine just what the hell could be digging from the opposite direction.

But the part after the digging seems just as strong as the rest of the story, so who's to say it isn't better the way it is? Regardless, it's a great story, as presented.


Return to “Story Discussion - Main and Drabbleclassics”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest