Andrew asked Jeff VanderMeer:

Hey Jeff, So I guess my question(s) is, do you ever feel like, 'Well, gee, I need to do some more elaborating on Area X. Or on the Southern Reach?' Does your editor come to you and say,'Uhhhh, Jeff, you need to Sci-fi this thing up a little. We need spaceships, here, and a plasma canon for the surveyor'?

Jeff VanderMeer Nope! And...nope!

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