Quotes: Contractual Genre Blindness
182. No figuring out the plot and killing the actual villain five minutes into the adventure.
Elan: But on the other hand, bardic tradition demands that I withhold it all so that at some later point, you can accidentally learn an incomplete version and jump to all of the wrong conclusions – later leading to entertaining dramatic conflict later in our relationship.
Haley: So...what are you going to do?
Elan: Tell you everything. How are we supposed to get a happy ending if we can't be honest?
For countless generations we have done things in a certain way. We can't just do everything differently now because it... "makes sense".
Senor Senior, Sr.: A proper villain always leaves his foe when he is about to expire.
Senor Senior, Sr.: Why?
Senor Senior, Sr.: Well, it would be bad form to just loll about, waiting for it!
-Kim Possible, "Animal Attraction"