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August 10, 2016
Posted at 12:27 pm

The Caveman--Chapters 4-5

I've tried in these early chapters to put myself in the places of the characters. How would I react in circumstances such as they find themselves? It's of course difficult to fully realize how one might respond to such disparate stimuli and situations, so different from the familiar, but with imagination a thought pattern and physical follow-through can be conceived. Perhaps it's not the way you, with a different mind-set from my own, would behave or perceive matters, but it made sense to me as I wrote this, and still does; and from this conceit the rest of the story is developed. Bear in mind that it's not just Hugo, the caveman of the title, who's so vastly out of his comfort zone, Linda is in a different way also in unfamiliar territory, both because of her personal turmoil and the sudden and disturbing arrival of Hugo into her heretofore comfortable retreat. It's on their interaction that my story is focused.
I hope you're enjoying it so far. The early ratings are as I've come to expect with the slow development that my fiction employs, and I hope that with time they move upward as have my other works.