Chris Claremont once said of Alan Moore, if he could plot, we'd all have to get together and kill him. Which utterly misses the most compelling part of Alan's writing, the way he develops and expresses ideas and character. Plot does not define story. Plot is the framework within which ideas are explored and personalities and relationships are unfolded.

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