Progress is slow, but only in relation to the NaNoWriMo goals. I have already written more than I have in any single month before.
So far, we’ve met a Frankenstein’s Monster (the sixth such creation), Nicola Tesla, a witch-hunting priest, an investigator with the Royal Irish Constabulary, and heard the voice of the villain.
Yes, you read that right, Nicola Effing Tesla.
“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” – Nicola Tesla
In my world, this quote has been cut down to his company’s motto: “The future is mine.” In context, it is more daring than ominous. It’s not a declaration of conquest, but more of a Tesla coil-shaped middle finger to Morgan and Edison.