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Bob Moore: Desperate Times – Deleted Scenes 1 – Altercation with Tippys on the Way Home from the Bust

The followup to Bob Moore: No HeroI promised at the end of Bob Moore: Desperate Times and in one or both of the Behind the Scenes Podcasts (here and here) that I’d post some of the scenes that got cut from the book. This first one was from near the beginning as Bob is driving home from the terrorist bust. The point of this scene, in my mind, was to show that Bob has much more tolerance for tippys than he does for supers. It was also to show how the Inertial Dampener worked though that ended up not being important since the damn thing didn’t really show up until the end. Lastly, I wanted to show how much Bob detested the supers though, again, this came out through the rest of the story just fine. It’s weird because I write my stories¬†chronologically¬†so I didn’t know if I would need this scene until I finished. Turned out I didn’t. I felt this was a good cut as it slowed down the story and I never really liked the scene. It just felt forced and contrived to me, even when I was writing it. I fully expected this one to get cut.¬† Continue reading Bob Moore: Desperate Times – Deleted Scenes 1 – Altercation with Tippys on the Way Home from the Bust