Can I ask you to send me a note about your concerns with the ending? Not fair to say there are problems without saying what they are! *grin*
I'm very interested in the specifics. I think the intention does get lost because I strayed from the actual word-for-word of Atton's cut death scene. I've wondered whether or not I should edit it back to a direct transcription....
"... I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room." - Ray Bradbury