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A fact about the name of the band

February 9, 2013
Posted at 11:38 pm

I sure dropped a cliffhanger on you at the end of Chapter 37, didn't I? :)

You won't have to wait much longer to find out what happens next, though. I have Chapter 38 in the queue to be posted on Monday.

I need to give a belated shout-out to a reader, Arch, for a very valuable suggestion. Believe it or not, Lightning in a Bottle, although it's the title of the story, was not my original choice for the name of the band in the current timeline. I had intended for it to be Activation Energy, again, just like it was in the other life.

The title "Lightning in a Bottle", of course, refers to the means by which Pat was sent back in time. I'm still a little surprised that it never occurred to me to give the band that moniker. It's just too appropriate. The suggestion came to me just in the nick of time, too; I think it was less than a week before I posted the chapter where the characters agreed on a name for the band. That's how close you came to having to read about Activation Energy 2.0. :)