[ExI] Maximum biological lifespan

David Lubkin lubkin at unreasonable.com
Sun Aug 14 16:33:59 UTC 2016

Anders wrote:

>(I like the hard sf principle of allowing at most one entirely made 
>up tech; one can allow oneself at most one made-up evolutionary 
>leap/weird biochemistry), a fiction about one aspect should start 
>with the aspect and then construct the most likely surroundings for 
>that aspect to make sense.

It's worth thinking about who is most affected by that one change, 
and considering making them your protagonist.

Or starting in the other direction. If you already have a character 
you want to write about, what context will yield the most interesting 
story about them?

-- David.

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