Soooo…. Yeah. The last time I updated this blog, or anything on my website, was in December of 2016, just after The Liberation came out. I’ve kept a fairly low profile — both online and in real life — in those nearly five and a half years. Why? What happened? Where have you been, Ian?…
From reader Mark P. O’Brien:
I’m not going to lie: I am inordinately delighted by this.
When it comes to complimenting a writer, it’s hard to imagine anything more thrilling than when a reader chooses to become a fictional character. Perhaps especially when that character is, well, a deranged sociopath.
I never imagined I’d ever see Milkweed cosplay.
File this one under further examples of why the Milkweed Triptych isn’t nearly as fictional as I thought it was. (Nor is it, apparently, as fictional as we might prefer.) First it was a sequence of strange parallels between the imaginary work of Dr. von Westarp to create his battery-powered Ãœbermenschen and real-world tDCS research. Now it’s weird linguistic-deprivation experiments of the Middle Ages.