It’s storytelling day, and here’s another In Nomine based one. Some of you may have seen it. I wrote this in the wake of Hunter S. Thompson’s death. I got through my own (somewhat complex) emotions seeing one of my literary heroes die by writing In Nomine fanfic.
Well, Hell. Here’s how I wrote about it at the time:
Some folks cry. I write In Nomine based fanfic.
I never set one of these in Hell before. Not even Zevon, and I was tempted — but I made that part of the point. Zevon would be wasted on In Nomine’s Heaven. But he’d described himself as a Christian and I didn’t want to be disrespectful.
Well, I think if I’d written this any other way, it would have been disrespectful. So, if you’re the kind of person who consoled yourself with teary thoughts of John Lennon and George Harrison having tearful hugs in front of a set of pearly gates neither man believed in, you might not want to read this.
I just know it’s what I wanted to write, after I heard this. So take it for what it’s
Oh, and if you don’t get the In Nominisms, don’t sweat them. I think it stands on its own.
I don’t see any way to improve on that, nor any reason to try.
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