‘According to Chekov,’ Tamaru said, rising from his chair, ‘once a gun appears in a story, it has to be fired’.

Murakami ( IQ84 )

There is a lot of Chekov in the new Murakami, Zonk. And I find this bit particularly disturbing.

A world where nothing lacks purpose must be truly terrifying. Scary, precise, and absurdly, unsettlingly finite

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