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Just because I wanted to, a few pages from one of my favorite bittersweet stories ever. This one gets me choked up no matter how many times I read it.







Michael Tenicek is being plagued by dreams of a woman that he knows everything about, yet has never seen in person. As the dreams take over more of his thoughts, he loses focus on work or dating, and wonders if he's going mad after he's chased down every lead from his past he can think of and has come up with nothing.

Debating possibly overdosing on his sleep medication, he is visited by The Hanged Man, who reveals to him an attempt by the Timekeeper to take control of the very fabric of time and the fallout that happened as a result of both that and the attempts to repair the damage.







Date: 2009-08-23 01:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] khaosworks.insanejournal.com
The love story here was moving, and I still tear up when reading it, but what impresses me the most about the story is that Busiek manages to summarise what would be like a six-to-twelve issue Crisis crossover series with tie-ins in a single line of panels spread across two pages and you know exactly what happened in that series.

Very few people can play with established tropes as well as Kurt does.

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