Posts Tagged ‘Tragedy’

A Fractured Mirror

January 21, 2014

In real life, terrible things happen all the time . . . tragic misunderstandings, gross unfairness, horrible maiming, premature deaths, and so on and so on.  Naturally, the realms of fiction reflect all of this and  more.

It just doesn’t tend to reflect it very well, with too many authors choosing to wallow in tragic moments to ludicrous extremes, while others chose to touch on the effects of tragedy only briefly, if at all, as if they are hoping they might ignore it into non-existence.

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A Moment Of Silence

July 23, 2012

In the wake of any senseless tragedy, there is always a sense of shock and loss, and the more senseless the tragedy, the farther those ripples of shock and loss are felt.

To all those touched, directly or indirectly, by the latest occurrence of senseless tragedy, this candle is for you.