Your reaction makes sense, Scott. I just took a look at the pages again, and now I hate myself.
Re: architecture. Yeah. Making appropriate and expressive use of the built environment is of vital importance in almost any sort of storytelling. There are a stories which can be effectively set in pristine nature or some stylized, symbolic stage set, but most human interaction takes place in an environment of our own making, and that envionment influences the content, the mood and the meaning of these interactions.
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