I love hearing other people’s stories almost as much as I love writing my own. Reading, watching television and movies, listening to music, and playing video games are all ways of hearing stories, so these things have always been an important part of my life. One of my favourite things about these types of media is that every audience is different, and every person is going to perceive these stories in a different way, based on their personalities, preferences, and experiences.
So here’s what I’ve written down: my thoughts on some of my favourite stories, characters, and words. Obviously, spoilers will follow; I will comment on specific spoilers at the top of the page.
(To be continued!)
We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.Jonathan Gottschall