I did some careful checking into factual details. I also did my best to tighten up the consistency of behaviour for certain characters, trying to avoid having the attributes of one character bleed into another.
My third pass of Big Ledge will be the most brutal. Next I will try to eliminate whole passages, perhaps chapters, which an impartial, unsympathetic eye would deem non-essential to the story.
I will, in other words, dismember the work… Then try to put it back together.
Whether the Frankenstein version of the novel which remains will be worth animating or not is an open question.
Igor, to the lab at once!