On Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:09:07 -0700 (PDT), Robert Carnegie
>On Monday, 11 June 2018 22:54:09 UTC+1, Lynn McGuire wrote:
>> On 6/9/2018 8:24 PM, Ahasuerus wrote:
>> > On Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 8:38:47 PM UTC-4, Lynn McGuire wrote:
>> >> Has anyone read Taylor Varga ?
>> >> https://excessverbosity.wordpress.com/fiction-2/fanfiction-list/tv-intro/
>> > [snip]
>> > Apparently the answer is "yes" -- see
>> > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!original/rec.arts.sf.written/OiUHwRKPwx4/YTDR7dS5AgAJ
>> > Warning: the sub-thread may contain spoilers for "Taylor Varga" and
>> > the Web serial "Worm", which "TV" is based on. As we discovered during
>> > the last discussion, "TV" assumes basic familiarity with "Worm".
>> So, I need to read _Worm_ first ?
>I think a view was taken that you actually don't need
>to, whatever is "assumed", although setting details
>from _Worm_ will be easier to appreciate if familiar.
>But it seemed to be more the opposite - if you've read
>_Worm_ then you ought to read _Taylor Varga_ to get
>over it. Although you do have a taste for apocalypse
>survival tales. _Worm_ seems to be more non-survival...
I haven't read Worm, and I enjoyed Taylor Varga. OTOH I have read a
lot of Worm fanfic, so the setting wasn't strange to me.