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Page: 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184

Considering where we are now, how can we even begin to imagine the future? Will the outcome be hopeful? Only time knows the answer.

Page: 162, 163, 164, 165

Lots of flip-flops in this scene, as we see the “monster” revealed. But if behind Mercer’s mask there is an age-old shorthand for evil, then what do we make of the foundations of his attack on Nova? It’s a far cry from the sensationalism we’ve witness in The Star throughout the book…

Page: 158, 159, 160, 161

In contrast with our Vitruvian Man “montage,” where the central figure was split across two separate and isolated spreads, in this second one, we chose to combine the two halves with a more direct face-off, as the conflict has escalated.

Page: 153, 154, 155, 156, 157

The prior scene was the fork in the road for Nova and Conrad. Now each takes the first step down a totally separate path…or perhaps realizes that they’ve been walking separate from each other all along.
From introduction to affinity, affinity to respect. Respect to difference, to disagreement, to defiance…to disaster? This all became personal far too long ago: Their only choices are to walk their divided paths to their forgone conclusions.

Page: 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152

There’s something very special in a narrative when you finally put all your main characters in one room, as it were. We’ve seen this conflict build and reverberate and now the first blow hangs in the air. But where will it fall?

And who will strike it?