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    • CommentAuthorheresybob
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    If you've ever read Charles Dickens broken up as his work was published (he was paid per word over serial publishing), there's something similar going on here. Freak Angels seems to have no pressure to end in a specific 18 pages, so its a treat - the characterization is allowed to grow vs. "let's cut to the fight scene."

    I think the last two "weeks" has been the best. The looks on everyone's faces during the teleport last ep compared to the stark painful reality this ep.
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      CommentAuthorNoogies
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    Almost made me cry. Good stuff!


    Been a shitty week, was at home sick for most of it. But things are looking up today, first of all it´s Freakangelsfriday, and then there will be beer tonight....
    • CommentAuthorCynara
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    I feel proud of the Freakangels this week - though most of them probably have doubts about this course of action.
    Still, I'm proud of them for doing something I won't do: go to the poverty-stricken and invite them home. I have a spare room. I could do it. This isn't just "come and be happy, ye pitiful bastards" - it's "here's the key, breakfast's at 7:30, don't let the cat out."
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      CommentAuthorLeto
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    Oh god its so depressing.

    But so good.
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    Fuck'n A

    This is my single favourite episode. Great way for me to start my birthday.

    My week was okay, looking forward to a killer weekend starting with a free lunch at work
    (they just shifted from having Cake on people's B-days to having a full lunch once a month, and this one lands on my actual b-day...though no one at wors knows this.. is it odd I feel more comfortable telling WhiteChapel about this then I do co-workers....? B-days are weird for me, I like to celebrate, but at the same time keep it private)

    Anyway, thanks again to Mr. Ellis and Mr. Duffield (and everyone at Avatar)
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      CommentAuthorLBA
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
     (4889.6)
    @Peter Kelly - Happy Birthday
    • CommentAuthorFlabyo
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    The art research for this one can't have been much fun.
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      CommentAuthorpewterfish
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    As a human being, I agree with Miki.

    As an engineer (day-job), I have to feel for Caz, though. She's been saying that they're near the limit of their capacity as it is for a while now, and Miki (and the others) blithely disregard her words and assume she'll be able to make it work. It's a familiar feeling and, from experience, at times the assumption comes back to bite you.

    I wonder if the clan's generosity will get them into trouble...
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    Alright strip; nice to see someone acting with a bit of compassion. Don't see why they all have to say 'fucking' every other word. Just comes across as immature. Bit like teenagers. I'm 21 and me and all my mates manage to refrain from inserting fuck, fucking and fucker into each sentence.
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    from evil angels of destruction to compassionate caregivers. ya never know what is coming next
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    Then again, given the stressful nature of the senario, I guess it's kind of understandable. Holy shit - fucking starvation and disease! Horrible!

    Don't see why the FAs don't get Kady to 'imagine' them up fresh water and supplies. After all, she reckons she can 'do anything'... Suppose they think she's just a bit off her rocker.
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      CommentAuthorkahavi
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    Man oh man, did this episode kick me good.

    Great job, as always.

    *goes back to puking her guts up*
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      CommentAuthorinfomancer
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    As nice a thing as Miki is trying to do, I have a feeling it won't end well.

    In other news, we are buried in snow here and I don't know how much longer I can stand it.
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    Good morning to you all.

    Ah, Miki. I think she's probably my favorite. :)

    Although I don't yet know the circumstances for society's fall in the story, I get the fear every once in a while that most of us, big brain and all, could not make society work outside the occasional huddling around a fire, whining and slowly dying. You, Mr. Ellis and Mr. Duffield, have nailed one of my worst fears today quite clearly in 2 pages.
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      CommentAuthormuse hick
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
     (4889.15)
    i needed that this morning

    my laptop went and died yesterday (disk read error)
    today i found i had actually backed it up - well five months ago it seems (but still, it means that i have the books i thought i had lost in a semi-edited state)
    lost at least two partially written novels of around 20,000 words each but still it could have been worse
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      CommentAuthorthom_wong
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
     (4889.16)
    Seem to be forgetting that the Freakangels destroyed this world they're currently saving...

    and @cjstevens - I'm going to go out on a limb and say Warren's sort of thought about all that.
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      CommentAuthormisat0
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
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    Stellar episode there from the heart breaking state of the refugees to the change of mind. This is why I love Fridays.
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    Thank you Warren. Maith thu!

    I love what Miki is doing. I also love that this is going to put strain on their resources, because, to me, it seems as though they will have to venture outward again, search for more. Perhaps this will prompt them to show us more of the world around Whitechapel. I loved the scenes with Jack scavenging for stuff, navigating the flooded cities, so more exploration is good with me.
    • CommentAuthorSpenceball
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
     (4889.19)
    I had cholera once, in Belize as a child. It wasn't fun. There should be shit and puke everywhere. I mean everywhere!

    I'm wondering if the other freak angels will bring up the argument of euthanasia for the good of the masses. Surely some of these people are better off dead.
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      CommentAuthorbrycemidas
    • CommentTimeJan 30th 2009
     (4889.20)
    @Daviddarkly
    I've been wondering that too. Apparently they have all sorts of untapped potential. Will be interesting to see what comes next.

    Also, more KK on the flying gyrocopter! We have the facts and we are voting more gyrocopter.

    Also, I am very tired and just tried to be funny on my blog. Nothing good can come of this.