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I've been meaning to produce a few video readings for quite some time. I struggle to understand why I decided to start with this one. The photograph that inspired the story shows an American balloon reconnaissance squadron. Clearly, the wise thing would have been to go for a safe, easy Central American accent. Ignoring such wisdom, I invented a narrator who, as we discover in Part Two, comes from Mississippi State. It seemed like a good idea when I wrote it; now I come to read it aloud, not so much...
Part One, and Part Two when I produce it, won't please Americans - or in fact anyone with an ear for good accents. I crave forgiveness.
Part Two, in which we discover more than we really wanted to know about Brownie Peters, will follow as soon as possible.