Saturday, September 8, 2018
A “Mighty Wurlitzer” circa 1929
Thanks for being at the station for this rerun of my steampunk serial with a Victorian setting. This adventure was written spontaneously, with “three things” left by readers (back in 2015) driving every element of this story from the setting to the characters.
I enjoy alteration, as you will see while this story progresses. Names are never accidental with me. You’ll see that many of the minor characters have names that begin with “B.” I did that as a subtle way of helping you keep up, since I’m conscious of the fact that it’s hard to keep up with a serial.
Also, I entertained myself with the names of a group of characters you’ll meet today. Suddenly I needed to name four lesser characters. That was just too many “B” names to throw at you. I’ll let…
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