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Complete Monster Education Mama?:

 1 Connor Bible, Sat, 1st Oct '11 7:27:54 PM from Port Royal, SC
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Is it possible?

edited 1st Oct '11 7:28:55 PM by ConnorBible

Maybe. It would have to be for the parent's own benefit, not the child's, though.

While Complete Monster is a little harsh, is there was an extremely unpleasant Education Papa in Magnolia.

 4 Wheezy, Sun, 2nd Oct '11 6:39:59 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
The thread title sounds like an idea for a surprisingly fun game.

edited 2nd Oct '11 6:40:30 PM by Wheezy

 5 Oh So Into Cats, Sun, 2nd Oct '11 7:03:42 PM from The Sand Wastes Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Just a nice nerd who likes to read and knit
Well, considering it links to Driven to Suicide, I would definitely not say it's impossible. You would have to make it really obvious that the parent is doing it for their own benefit and is completely uncaring of their child's suffering, and not just say, tough or oblivious.

Probably the biggest point is that a complete monster does completely monstrous and heinous things within the context of the story. If the story is a school story, though yes, people are doing horrible things and making child soldiers and human trafficking or whatnot, if the story isn't about that and is about the kids in the school, then an education mama could be a complete monster.

edited 2nd Oct '11 7:09:41 PM by OhSoIntoCats

"Beware of the wolves. They were raised by wolves."

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