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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: JMS: Please don't ever do this
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/2/1994 3:04:00 PM  

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The two most overdone types of stories are "it was all a dream" and
"it was all a simulation to test humans." What I gather is that this
story was BOTH. Be assured...you won't see any episode of B5 in which
it's all a dream unless you know, in advance, that it's a dream...it won't
be a bail-out clause later. (I mention this only because there's one
episode I'm playing with where a character is injured, and dreaming, and
so we see the dream going on, but again, we'd know that going in.) I
think the other approach is just cheating the audience.

jms

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