From: Chris Bahn ( chrisbahn@earthlink.net)
Date: 08 Oct 2001

Mario wrote:
> I have to intervene here: a character cannot be totally
> predictable; otherwise he's a robot, not a character.

I completely agree; I'm just saying, Parker's behavior in "Green Eagle" struck me as a rookie mistake, like he wasn't even paying any attention to his surroundings. I don't mind, and even welcome, when a character does something totally unexpected if that twist is well told. But the "Green Eagle" misstep felt more than anything like a mere plot device; Parker is usually filled with a healthy suspicion of those he's working with, and wouldn't you know it, this time it just doesn't cross his mind.

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