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This is a version of "comet", which is the only plotpoint I could find to relate back to.  Hard to find a color that suggests "Voyuerism through time", or "Don't look into the face of God" or "We've all converted to Judaism."   TR (talk) 15:45, August 29, 2013 (UTC)

I'm thinking a bright shade of blue could invoke both the TARDIS (sort of voyeurism through time, if you stretch it) and the Israeli flag. But the name of the color is the thing, so . . . Turtle Fan (talk) 17:45, August 29, 2013 (UTC)
It is getting somewhat harder to connect a given color to some specific plot or thematic element of a story, hence my defaulting to the name of the color. Then there's the issue of trying to avoid too many shades of a given color. For a while there, I'd settled on a color called "Radical Red" for "Must and Shall", a too-clever reference to the Radical Republicans running the show in that story. It was frustrating because we have tons of red, and the shade wasn't terribly distinct from the other shades and tints we already have. Then I stumbled on a color called "New Orleans", which is a more pale apricot color. Since the story is set in New Orleans, I guess that's an ok choice, and it's not another red.
The other aspect of "Radical Red" would be the association of "red" with Republicans over the last decade or so. But "New Orleans" is probably better. ML4E (talk) 16:49, August 31, 2013 (UTC)
But at the other extreme is Lee at the Alamo. I've found a few colors with "Texas" in their name, but then I discovered "true blue", which is so on-the-nose thematically for that story in both name and in color. But again, we have many blues, and the various Texas colors do not have a blue among them, and I'm really unsure which way to go there. (A terrible problem, I know.) TR (talk) 19:38, August 29, 2013 (UTC)
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