This is discussion archived from a time before the current discussion method was installed.
Working Title: Filthy Lucre: From YKTTW
: Since it isn't immediately obvious, I figured that I'd present my reasoning that just a couple professions have a special relationship with money. In many countries, "sex with consenting adults
" and "favors from public officials" automagically become illegal when money (or blood ties) are involved. As for Hired Guns
, payment is frequently a significant plot point ("How much is he paying you?") since they're independent contractors -- sometimes even doing speculative work for just the promise of a cut.
: So I just wrote Adam Smith Hates Your Guts
today and I'm honestly ticked pink, blue, and gold that it showed up here damn near right away, thank you whoever put it here. Though really, it really is true...