Was Larry's accident a "lie"?

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Re: Was Larry's accident a "lie"?

Post by OskaWrites » 09 May 2019, 06:36

I believe it was an accident - it was far too horrible to imagine doing it for the payout. And even if it did result in a lot of money, it also caused a lot of grief and problems. I think it was an accident that had a silver lining.

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Post by Rachel Lea » 24 May 2019, 16:34

It's an interesting theory. Personally, I don't think that Larry planned his injury. The circumstances surrounding the accident just seemed too random to be something that was thought out beforehand. But then, only the author would know for sure. :)
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Post by Miercoles » 08 Jun 2019, 21:19

Definitely an accident. No one would have planned to get hurt in that way. It was a gruesome injury. It was incredible how calm Larry remained when he gained consciousness, giving final advice to Louise. Based on the words of his friends at the memorial, that ability to manage things was a hallmark of his character.

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Post by a-b-c- » 12 Jun 2019, 13:42

No, I didn't think it was a lie. He was on the sea in a storm.

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