Nethra Ram
Nethra Ram asked Robin Sloan:

In Mr.Penumbra's..., if Clay had been a colossal bookworm and had spent all his time at the shop reading one title after the other from the shelves, how do you imagine the plot would've progressed?

Robin Sloan That's a good question! Now you've got me imagining Clay in his 40s, still working the night shift, still working his way through the shelves… Mr. Penumbra has passed on, of course, and maybe he's left Clay in charge… it's a sadder story, isn't it? A quiet tale of succession, wreathed in fog.

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