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Weekly Update - April 7th

Some days, inspiration is like a lightning bolt. It hits you out of nowhere, and there's little you can do to stop it if it's determined to strike you. That's what happened with this blurb:

People don't die anymore. It's rude, you know. Think about it. You die, your loved ones mourn, have to pay for funeral costs, then there's the matter of all your stuff. Your children miss you. Your job has to replace you.

So Dr. Takamori made his nanobots. Get injected once, and boom, you're immortal. Cancer? Gone. Internal bleeding? Fixed. Brain degeneration? History.

Sounds great, but what about the people that want to die? They have enough money to handle everything, they've done it all, and they're done. Life has nothing left for them. 

That's where I come in. My name is Hannah, and I kill people. They pay me, then tell me how they want to die. I take care of the rest. Most of the time it's exciting. They don't want to know it's coming, don't want to know how it'll happen. "Surprise me," most say.

I'm not the only one who does this sort of thing, so of course I'd be pissed when someone posts a contract for my death. And I don't want to die.


Clearly this idea is barely formed, it's the absolute bare bones of a story that has potential. I like sharing these types of things with people though, so there it is. I don't think I'll do anything with it yet - Knight Captain is more important right now - but I do think it has potential as a good standalone.

Otherwise, things are steady as she goes. This weekend is a heavy catch-up weekend for me, I've fallen a bit behind on Knight Captain and I need to continue re-editing Lady Knight.

As far as Lady Knight goes, I'm eagerly awaiting the final version of the new cover. Once that's done, it'll be all systems at full to get the new cover and edits uploaded so I can do the giveaway I've been talking about.

In the meantime, I'd love to hear some feedback about the blurb from above. Any ideas or thoughts would be much appreciated.

Thanks for reading!

Nathan

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