4000 words of plotless angst, sigh. And yet, adding in a gratuitous vampire would be, er, gratuitous.
I think I know what it's about. Is my problem that I don't in fact know what the story's about? No. My problem is that my characters are talking too darn much about what it's about. I want it all to be arid and bleak and indirect and not about all this conversation. Unless they're talking about something completely different.
It doesn't help that I keep drawing The Lovers when I attempt to add random tarot-ical inputs to the process. 'Cause that's so on the nose it hurts.
Buffy, Buffy, Buffy. What makes Buffy change? I think this vampire concept might not be so gratuitous after all.
We've now watched two more serials with the Seventh Doctor, since Mr P has taken a shine to him. And so have I.