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DJ: Hey Ferret! Thanks for stopping by to do this interview!
Could you start things off by telling readers a little bit about The Flux?
Ferrett Steinmetz: It’s the story of a man who loves paperwork, raising a daughter who loves videogames.
Wait. That sounds terrible.
What if I told you the man loves paperwork so much that he has come to work great acts of magic through filling out ordinary forms, and can conjure apartments out of nowhere simply by imagining that he’s completed all the leasing agreements?
What if I told you that the daughter was burned by a magical terrorist, and as a result had been accelerated into horrible powers that no eight-year-old should have? And her love of videogames also kindled magic, and now she can create vortexes of mass destruction simply by writing “Black Hole” in a game of Scribblenauts? Continue reading