I just don’t think it can be told in this format without a) giving up on practically all of the fundamental components of a story or b) piling on the unfortunate implications as thickly as possible. Or maybe I can. But not like it is now.
Gah, what to do.
I could adapt one of the assignments. I even specifically asked if that was okay. One or two actually has a beginning, middle, and end. Thing is, they only have joke characters in them. I mean, the same characters, but their comedic aspects are exaggerated for the sake of completeness. Can I do a comic relief episode in the middle of a more serious myth arc? Well, I certainly don’t buy the idea that true art is angsty.
“Why do you wear that thing everywhere?”
“Why the hell shouldn’t I?”
“It’s just a little incongruous, that’s all.”
“Your face is going to be incongruous if you don’t stop giving me shit”
“I think you mean ‘incongruent.'”
(hilarious scuffle ensues)
(or maybe not)