A promise, from me, to all writers:
If you're gonna have your characters play chess, and the way that goes is foreshadowing for the whole story? I will never pick up on it. Never gonna happen.
@Alexis Remise? That means there's gonna be a threesome.
@thiskurt Checkmate? That cheque is gonna bounce!
@Alexis not even a really dramatic shot where they sacrifice the queen?
@InspectorCaracal I mean, if you're gonna be openly shouting "EVENTS WILL BE TRANSPIRING IN A CERTAIN MANNER" at the camera, then, yes, I will assume the female lead / the spaceship / the antihero's principles is or are doomed.
And then I'll forget and be shocked an hour and a half later when she dies / it explodes / he is forced to commit a heinous act.
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