Saturday, March 03, 2007

From Boing Boing, Ultra Violent Librarians

I always love the ever changing roles of librarians in fiction.

Jack of Fables: great new Fables collection
By Cory Doctorow

"Jack follows the story of Jack (of beanstalk, giant-killing, spring heels, etc fame), a rogue Fable who is banished for the sin of making best-selling movies about his adventures. He is kidnapped by mysterious, ultra-violent "librarians" who are responsible for neutering the old, mean stories and turning them into tame, docile things, and plots a grand escape for he and his fellow captured/forgotten fables. "

Read the whole thing here:

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