That does see way too close to how the real world works.
Money's still enough for me. Seems like w/enough of that I could buy all the justice and praise I need.
I think if a person buys a print version, the ebook should be free. That's obviously up to the discretion of the publisher, but it's how I do it and how
I'm now reading Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, one of the early vampire novellas, predating Dracula by some 26 years.