Yes, we do. But look at it this way:
If you told a painter to paint you a dog, and said painter gave you a white canvas with a few black lines painted on it that vaguely resembled some kind of scene, and then said, "use your imagination", he wouldn't exactly be doing a very good job of painting you a picture, would he? Go to Comment
It's not easy to articulate in a mere plot how exciting something was when you delivered it. Nonetheless as stands this is well below average. But the City itself did sound interesting - maybe you could expand on it in the Settings thread.
Remember not every plot has to be city/world shaking. When you can understand the drama of 'small' events you'll be better able to tackle larger themes. Go to Comment
A society in which people believe that the hundreds of stars that dot the sky are the dreams of the sleeping. When the sun goes down, and the people of the world rest, the dreams begin to seed the sky, disappearing in the morning as the populace awakes once more. It could be just a folk tale, or it could be real...
Ideas ( System ) | January 25, 2006 |