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Old 12-11-2012, 02:23 PM
FeAudrey FeAudrey is offline
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Originally Posted by Der Trihs View Post
... (Mercedes Lackey) also had a little story on her website where she's confronted by her characters who complain about the hell she puts them through ...
Maksim Gorky's serio-comic short story "Christmas Phantoms" may be the original of this trope -- characters from his conventional heart-rending Christmas stories accuse him of exploiting their misery for personal gain.