Y'know what this trend for miniseries would be really good for? An updated take on American Gods. Or maybe (even) the first couple thousand years of The Boat of a Million Years. Y'know - before the literal Reaganaught Astronaughts.
... Now, supposing a man- that is to say a-'
'Anthropomorphic personification,' said Ronnie Soak. 'But I've always
preferred the term "avatar".'
Lu-Tze's brow wrinkled. 'You fly around a lot?' he said.
'That would be aviator.'
'Sorry. Well, supposing an avatar, thank you, who was perhaps a bit ahead of his time thousands of years ago, well, supposing he took a good look around now, he might just find the world is ready for him again.' Lu-Tze waited. 'My abbot, now, he reckons you are the bees' knees,' he said, for a little reinforcement.
Terry Pratchett, 'Thief of Time'
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