So I've been slacking like hell on my writing. AND with seeing twotimesthedime's fantastic screenplay, and the wonderful release that was Act IV, I've decided to pick my ass up out of bed and start a new project. So if anybody's interested, I will be undertaking what I'm expecting to be a very fun task in using Act IV as a sort of inspirational medium to create a story. In clearer words, I'm going to try and write a story based entirely off of Act IV, and also try and make it not suck.
A few words of warning: this story isn't going to follow the consensus opinion of what's going on in Act IV, and in some areas isn't even going to follow what I personally think actually happens. There will be alterations that I think are interesting based off of mishearings I had of lyrics, or possible split meanings of certain phrases and such. So if you were planning on using any of this as reference for the real story, don't. I'm not sure why you would, but you should go here and listen to Dormin and everyone else that seems to have a much better grasp of what's going on than I do. Additionally, while I won't be directly referencing twotimesthedime's script or Dormin's story analysis when I write, I've read both - so it's possible that some of that will bleed into my work unconsciously. If that happens it probably won't be noticeable to me even if you point it out, so basically just keep in mind that those two threads exist.
One last thing - I've just started college (actually I've been here for like a month holy crap) and while I have quite a bit of free time now, it's possible that that time is gonna shrink or disappear entirely in the future. So there might be some time between updates, and it certainly won't be as organized as what TTTD did. I'll do my best, though! (I will probably write in a separate document and then paste it into the one I'll be linking here, so people don't have copies that end mid-sentence).
Anyways, I'd best get to writing. There is one thing I'd love suggestions on, though! If I share this story with ANYONE that isn't already familiar with TDH, consistently calling the main character The Boy would probably become confusing quickly. So I'm wondering what you people think The Son's name should be, since that's what The Boy's gonna go by for pretty much all of the story. Thanks in advance!
Edited by Captain, 26 September 2015 - 11:22 PM.