Favourite character?

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Post by CheyenneR » 18 Jun 2018, 22:52

I would say my favorite character was Vijay, he wasn't portrayed as a normal corporate money hungry guy. He actually came across very likable.

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Post by Jillpillbooknerd » 10 Jul 2018, 08:16

I really loved the whole team at VitalTech. They seemed to really consider and weigh all of the options with the Final Notice and they actually seemed to care about the people that their technology was affecting! Also, I loved Miles the dog.

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Post by Jennifer Fernandez » 01 Aug 2018, 19:50

Vince and Trudi, surely.
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Post by mac83 » 30 Aug 2018, 12:28

I enjoyed Vince and Trudi. I liked how they were with one another. I liked how they talked things through and stood together. I also happen to like Miles as well. I think my runner-up favorite would be Vijay. He truly wanted to help people with the VT2. It wasn't just about making money off of technology for him. It was about giving people time to wrap up things and to say their goodbyes.
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Post by Alicia09 » 02 Sep 2018, 18:20

I found most of the characters to be over emotional and sappy. The only character I really liked and identified with was Rueben, because he was a gun owner, but he was a responsible gun owner. He was not mentally ill, he was not racist, and he was not resentful of his old age like almost all the other gun owners in the story. He was comfortable with himself and people around him, and he was sensible about how to use guns safely. He even gave Vince advice on how to purchase a gun legally, and urged him to take classes from a professional to learn how to defend himself properly.

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Post by RT_offscript » 14 Sep 2018, 00:19

Although I liked some of Van Fleisher's characters, I felt detached from many of them due to a limited number of backstories, which - I believe - are very important for character development. However, I realized my strong attachment for Miles - when the poor corgi was hurt; but I believe my feelings are due to my huge soft spot for dogs.

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