Aug 25, 2022

Interview with Curator Omega, Author of Kill Streak, a Scifi LitRPG

Fɪʀsᴛ ǫᴜᴇsᴛɪᴏɴ: Wʜᴀᴛ ᴡᴀs ᴛʜᴇ ɪɴsᴘɪʀᴀᴛɪᴏɴ ꜰᴏʀ ᴛʜɪs sᴇʀɪᴇs? Curator Omega: I’ve always been fascinated by LitRPG as a genre, but was never great at writing it, given my sci-fi bias. I love to read it, but writing … well, I’m horrible. I decided to work with my friend to expand the Cutthroat Cosmos, which is a multi-series franchise that covers all sorts of genres and situations. One of my favorite plot devices in thrillers is a ticking clock, so it seemed natural to incorporate that into a series about a mild-mannered guy who’s forced to become a killer through “external means.” It takes a lot from action films, but also newer sci-fi classics like Upgrade. The question of what causes a person to become […]

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