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by Gloria F. Watts

My Twin Sister Louise” appears in this issue.

The story is based on a formulaic premise: good twin-evil twin. In that light, the circular structure — “Louise was always the pretty one” — and the crime-doesn’t-pay moral are a bit too pat. An open ending with the possiblity that the evil twin gets away with her crime seems potentially more interesting and might spice up the formula a bit.

This disussion probably constitutes a Challenge Response. I don’t have any ready answers, myself, and you may well be right.

The story strikes me as an idea that is interesting because it could go in any number of directions, for example:

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