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7 years ago
LIN'n'DA has allowed 'Mr Kennedy' into their little circle of friends. His determination to find the Doctor is the opposite of their desire to socialise & laugh while sharing their ideas & obsessions & histories. Even if much of what we know about LIN'n'DA is just Elton's garbled wish-fulfillment, it's still a nice story. Until Kennedy arrives. It's never the same again. Hierarchy is introduced, along with work schedules & targets & orders & timetables & a drive for objective 'results'.
"Though we had to admit," recalls Elton, "he was right. His methods were much more rigorous. It felt like we were getting closer & closer to the Doctor."
As if that had ever been the point.
"Umm, Mr Kennedy?" says Elton cautiously, raising his hand as though he's a kid at school trying to attract the attention of his teacher... & actually, LI'n'DA's headquarters now looks like a school room. The friends are sat at desks, toilng away individually & silently at private work. Mr Kennedy is every inch the teacher. He sits at the head of the room, behind ...