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Old October 29 2012, 03:44 AM   #62
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Re: Sacrifice of the Angels Ending A Deus Ex Machina?

Christopher wrote: View Post
It's something that's arbitrarily introduced without prior justification. It's when the writer can't think of a way out of the problem and just makes up some random thing out of the blue that conveniently fixes everything without the heroes having to do anything.
^^That's^^ my definition of a plot device and plot device is part of the GOOGLE definition for Dues Ex Machina. So I am therefore sticking to my original post.
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Doctor: Yeah, you'll be old. We'll get on famously.
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