These moments stand out, and make the more "conventional" elements of the story feel stale. It's possible that Life With Mr. Dangerous goes flat when Amy's alone (which is often) because she's so bereft. I suspect, however, that Hornschemeier is weary of the graphic-novel dots he's joining.

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