posted on Oct, 8 2012 @ 04:36 PM
Ditto on the dog, Jasper. When he died, it made me cry too. And your are right on about the "odd couple" quality of the pairing of Hig and (I
think) Bangley (was that his name?).
And there are several parts of the story that I can totally see happening if some massive level event like this went down, but a few
parts....hmmmm....I don't know. For instance, there weren't many female characters in the book at all, at least not after the Big Sick. I recall
the young girl that bangley shot when she was chasing Hig, the old lady at the Airport of Death and then the main chick that Hig ends up with. Far
more men in this story than women, so being a woman, that makes me take pause and wonder how a woman on her own would survive in this type of world.
And honestly, one of the first "after TSHT/Apocolypse/Doomsday" type scenarios that I have read which didn't include rape and enslavement of women.
I found that surprising, but in a really good way.
But the old couple at the Airport of Death, that whole situation, just gave me the frigging heebeejeebees, man.
And I really enjoyed Hig meeting and making friends with the old man and his daughter. The woman's father...something about him brought to mind my
I will be back for more tomorrow morning, but right now I gotta get the munchkin to karate class!