Short published in Hobart. |

You write a book with three parts. Sure, a few critics come down hard, but mostly the book is appreciated. It becomes a trendsetter. The fans are respectful. Interviews are great.

You write a sequel to the first book. It’s a departure. Less violent. This book has a great main character, one of your best. He’s a sacrificing kind of guy. Dies young. You include a post-mortem epilogue. The hero’s message lives on. Maybe he does, too.

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