I think I'm gonna write the rest of "Partners" for Spring With Xan. I re-read all of the Cloud Animals stories just now while wrangling the data, and hey, um, I'd like to know how it turns out. There's only one way for me to find out. So. Right. Sound good?
I bawled not when Mrs Landingham died, not during the funeral, but when she appeared in the Oval Office to ream out Jed. I believe Sorkin knew this is how it would work. I want to know what Sorkin knows. Hmm, note also the pathetic fallacy at work, yet Sorkin gets away with it.
Downside: the pop song they played over the following scene killed my mood hard and fast. I do like Dire Straits, but something about it was off. It was better than the usual heavy-handedness from Snuffy Walden.