I fear not.
Within the course of a summer week, my wife and I binge-watched a season of 24. As you probably recall from that now ancient TV series, each episode represented one â€œreal timeâ€ hour. The actions begin and conclude during a single frenzied, fractious day (which takes twenty-four shows to resolve).
In order to keep the plotâ€™s velocity at breakneck speed, there was a dump truckâ€™s load of unbelievable scenes. An example? Two different characters shot themselves to cover their duplicity with the bad guys. Apparently, in the fictional world of caffeinated thrillers, a bad guyâ€™s so-called friends wonâ€™t suspect deceitful actions if heâ€™s bleeding after the firefight.
No worries, itâ€™s only a flesh wound. On to the next adventure! Continue reading →