(I’m sorry if you’re the avoiding spoilers type, but I’d mostly been figuring most of you weren’t Wild Cards readers anyway, but just in case, SPOILERS follow. The other excerpts I’ve posted won’t particularly spoil the story (and posting them helps keep me motivated to keep going, mash that like button, folks), but this definitely gives something major away.)
17,793. Aigh! My story just took a turn that was really NOT what I had planned, and I think it may be a subversion of the whole Jeeves-Wooster trope, or maybe people have been writing Jeeves/Wooster slash all along and I just didn’t know it, but my character appear to be determined to be madly in love at the climax of this story, and sometimes there’s nothing an author can do except get out of the way and let it happen…
“Oh, my rasathi!” My princess! The scales had fallen from my eyes, all was clear. I loved Rupa with every fiber of my being!
I mean, who saw that coming? Not me!