Written for the Escapist Magazine, recreated in-part with permission.
When it works, it’s a spectacular piece of performance art that looks amazing for onlookers, and feels amazing for the person who put it all together. When it doesn’t, its failures are as frustrating as they are arbitrary.
Not A Hero is about the mayoral campaign of Bunnylord, a big purple bunny-esque creature in a nice suit who promises to avert an unknown but upcoming apocalypse if he is elected mayor. His central campaign focus is stomping out crime, and his method for doing so is to fill his campaign staff unstable people who like guns. Then unleash them outside of numerous high-rises with carte blanche for violence.