Tuesday, November 14, 2006

The Numbers' Noble Lie

Some good news to report -- my submission to the Lost Blog Theory Contest won first prize! I'm told I can't reprint the thing in its entirety, but here's a teaser to get you started. For the rest, you'll have to head over to the Lost Blog. Many thanks to PandoraX for turning me onto this contest in the first place, and congrats to Pastor2churches, Lesley, and Jaystao as well!

The Numbers' Noble Lie
Say you had a group of people on the verge of developing psychic powers. How would you ensure their powers were used for the greater good, rather than personal gain? You couldn’t force these folks — they’re too powerful. But you might be able to convince them that some overwhelming threat existed to their lives and those of their friends and loved ones.

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