It's been exactly one month since I wrote my last blog post. I never intended to let it go so long, but life has a way of getting busy, especially when one is involved in a congressional campaign.
have to cheat a bit, because again there are no X-rays or X-boxes or
xylophones or people named Xavier. So we have eXperiment. The eXperiment
is what The Experiment is all about. It is a plot by the
President and Miss Reginald to control the lives and minds of the
American people. Along with that, there are scientific experiments
performed by Miss Reginald.
Miss Reginald is trying
to find a way of weakening the mind and making it susceptible to mind
control. One of the ways she tried it was weakening it with the
infirmities of age. Her experiments don't always go as planned, as
Georgie Prescott could tell you.
also was working on experiments to create fearless warriors. The one
line I had in mind from the very beginning has to do with this
experiment: "It is my pet project. To see what kind of monster I can
create." This experiment causes Anne Rubin no end of grief. It is one
she is determined to reverse, even more so than the experiments on the
The eXperiments are a central element of the book, and what I desperately hope will always remain science fiction.