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Time travel, Gargoyle Kings, and Toilet Gun Truthers. This book goes to a level of crazy neither Quinn nor Rob were remotely prepared for.

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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)   

The nightmare begins anew as Rob and Quinn plunge into the second novel of the Riverdale Ostowverse.

There's a frame-job for murder and, more importantly, a house party. Also the text messages seem to be behaving like some sort of invasive species at this point, taking everything over.

Oh, and we go on a weirdly long tangent about Scott Pilgrim, if that's your thing.

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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)    

Quinn and I marvel at the alacrity with which all plotlines are abandoned and the novel essentially crumples its way across the page count finish line and simply turns to dust.

And I learn a new fact about Ostow's body of work that tempts me in a dangerous, dangerous way...


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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)    

Wow. Looking back at how I described the previous section, I'm having a real "Sweet Summer Child" moment at myself. I derided the first section as " all the nothing these characters are given to do on the morning before the actual story starts happening."

What a fool I was. This section is even longer, and basically only 2 things happen. Holy shit!

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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)    

Quinn is dragged screaming into the baleful void known to the initiated as The Ostowverse.

We tour the first section of Riverdale: The Day Before, which is all the nothing these characters are given to do on the morning before the actual story starts happening.

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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)   

THIS IS THE END (for now).

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Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental) 

A somewhat unhinged Rob navigates the penultimate set of chapters in this godawful book.

His pain for your pleasure. You're welcome.

Music:
Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)

I feel like this batch of chapters is a bit more boring than the previous ones, and I can't tell if it's the lack of a Veronica chapter, or if the WEIGHT of having like... half of one thing occur in the plot exhausted the book temporarily.

Music:
Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)

We get a greater profusion of intercalary/epistolary documents in this chapter set, as something wicked Lodge way comes and Rob loses his shit about timeline stuff.

Enjoy!

Music:
Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)

All pretense of a format is abandoned as the book tumbles into chaos. Cryptids, prophecies, celebrity name drops not narrated by Veronica, and nearly 100 pages of still not really any plot. Hot damn.

Music:
Josh Woodward - Faded War (Instrumental)

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