Popular Culture Review Vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 2013 - Page 12

8 Populär Culture Review It also had to be replaced, lest the Boomer-player’s imagination wander and ask too many more questions, such as the ones conceming the purpose and victims o f the real sacrifices which allegedly took place centuries ago at the pyramids, or the relationship, if any, between the colonialist bent o f the European conqueror and his definition o f savagery when encountering such an event . . . if indeed the Europeans ever did encounter such an event. Or whether these acts were any more savage than Contemporary acts which involve an electric chair, or lethal Chemicals, and unfortunate men whom the state executes, only to find them innocent after the fact. In such ways a mind does tum, and such reality has no place in a palace o f fantasy. It’s not surprising that Mayan Magic had to be re