HYPERTEXT: Revisiting 100 Hypertexts

September 26th, 2009 by susan


In reworking and reorganizing the project I sometime stop and read some of the early ones I don’t even remember writing.

#28 Dreamers came to this and I laughed out loud:

In this story, there are five different endings. In real life, there are hundreds, maybe thousands more.

In hypertext story, we often allow ourselves choices, ways to return and rechoose. In this story, you are committed to the ending you chose just by the turns you have taken. Mayhaps you feel some regret.

Grow up. Just as in real life, some races cannot be rerun.

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