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Prodigious Collection -- cast list

November 12, 2012
Posted at 10:49 pm

An anonymous reader asked for a cast list. I thought I went to some trouble to identify characters as they reappeared in new chapters. Plainly, my effort has been inadequate. I admit that there are a lot of characters to keep track of. (Dang, I just checked: there are 134 characters named at least once.)

I personally object to cast lists and invariably skip over those that I find in other works. However, the point of my writing stories is so that they are enjoyed by readers.

So, I will leave it up to you, my readers. The story is 19 chapters in length. As of today, November 12, only four chapters have been posted. If you want to see a cast list, please let me know.

Then, if a cast list is wanted, should the characters be named in order of appearance? In some other order? Should I say in the cast list where and with whom each character winds up? Should all characters be listed, or only those with important roles in the story?

Thanks for reading. Thanks for writing to me. The criticism has been constructive -- so far. The praise is rewarding but the criticism makes me a better writer.