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Old 09-18-2012, 10:26 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by DarkScribe View Post
Yes, I suppose that you could have them turn cannibal and dispose of some character with a burp. Or maybe have a man eating shark (why are there no woman eating sharks?) chew its way through some superfluous characters.
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You have to maintain control or your efforts chance becoming tedious both for you and the reader or even sloppy.

If necessary, try random character elimination.
These two suggests sound like very similar suggestions

As the cast and threads of a story grow I do think that a certain amount of random karma (good or bad) is appropriate and realistic. Of course it remains important that you don't appear to be just killing off your problem children.
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