Warning: May contain spoilers for Carousel Tides.
I’d been meaning to get into That File Cabinet Down There for a while now, to look for something I’ll tell you about later. I found what I was looking for, and also a Vixen the Slayer t-shirt, which I wasn’t necessarily looking for, but not not looking for, either.
I also found, the first outline — no. The first jotted down notes and concepts for the book that became Carousel Tides, which I reproduce here, as an Exercise.
- Drug Runners
- Goose Rocks
- Stratton Island
- Kite store run by Chinese family (water dragon)
- Keltic Knot [roller coaster]
*The selkies base is Stratton Island
*The dragon’s secret is on Goose Rocks
*The drug runners are using the selkies to transport the dope. The prince of the selkies is a friend of the Dragon’s who has fallen out with her over — something
*The Dragon isn’t interested in the drug runners until they kill someone under her protection
*The Tiger is the new kid on the block of whom the Dragon is both suspicious & attracted
the fire in 1969 started in the merry-go-round at the entrance to the old pier July 18 1969
Borgan aka Andre Borgan
Tupelo – Black Gum – Sour Gum – Pepperidge –
Well. That’s pretty close, innit?
And now, to the sofa!