Originally Posted by ficbot
And he told me that it's all pretend anyway so it doesn't have to make sense. I say fiction or not, it still has to make sense and if there is some special explanation for something illogical, they need to clue the reader in. So, what do you think...it's all pretend so who cares, or I am right to demand an explanation.
I hate fiction that is internally inconsistent.
It doesn't really matter what the subject matter is. E.g., historical novels shouldn't have glaring anachronisms.