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  Topic: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
Hile Troy

Replies: 56
Views: 5777

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2005 5:59 am   Subject: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
]He is one of my all-time favorite fantasy writers. It's been awhile since I picked up the First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. But these books are so rich in symbolism and meaning. And the ...
  Topic: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
Hile Troy

Replies: 56
Views: 5777

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:42 pm   Subject: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?

Also, Elena's insanity in sending Dead Kevin after Lord Foul - clearly a misguided mistake of ghastly proportions.


This moment really freaked me out, the implication of the Law of the Dead bein ...
  Topic: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
Hile Troy

Replies: 56
Views: 5777

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2005 11:34 am   Subject: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
I just conceived a perfect analogy, I read the Thomas Covenant books with zeal, zest, and drama as I watch the Original Trilogy of Star Wars. Before Lucas' tragic ill-conceived Prequels.

Anyways, ...
  Topic: Lovecraft anyone?
Hile Troy

Replies: 22
Views: 2981

PostForum: General Fantasy/Sci-Fi Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005 7:17 am   Subject: Lovecraft anyone?
Yes, I believe he killed himself after his mother died, apparently he was real close to her. And consider Howard's publishing woes atop of that. Sad, sad story!

For American readers, I suggest gett ...
  Topic: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
Hile Troy

Replies: 56
Views: 5777

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005 6:55 am   Subject: Remember Your First Read? What surprised you the most?
It's hard to recall really. But I think what really evoked my devotion to The Chronicles was the conception of a world full of the mystical and exotic, a world in which it's creatures and itself playe ...
  Topic: Rare 7th Book
Hile Troy

Replies: 39
Views: 5453

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2005 6:29 am   Subject: Rare 7th Book
Gilden-Fire is definitely available in the new Del Rey trade of Daughter of Regals and Other Tales.

Damn, I bought the new mass market copies of SRD First Chronicles and couldn't help noticing on ...
  Topic: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
Hile Troy

Replies: 151
Views: 25752

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2002 7:27 am   Subject: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
WOW! Excellent post Ahanna! But I never read that much into those portions you posted. I always felt Mhoram was one of the most noble and benevolent people in the Land. He really had no sexuality but ...
  Topic: Invasion
Hile Troy

Replies: 29
Views: 7460

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2002 9:21 am   Subject: Invasion
Your welcome! Very Happy
  Topic: Technology and the Land
Hile Troy

Replies: 32
Views: 4348

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2002 9:14 am   Subject: Technology and the Land
Please remember technological growth and advancement is in close relationship with the convergence of cultures and peoples! Exchanging and trading ideas! Examples found in our history are literally un ...
  Topic: Neverness: Zindell is to Sci-Fi as SRD is to Fantasy
Hile Troy

Replies: 142
Views: 20518

PostForum: General Fantasy/Sci-Fi Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2002 12:59 am   Subject: Neverness: Zindell is to Sci-Fi as SRD is to Fantasy
Thanks again Danlo! I am a step of ahead of you, have it bookmarked already. Not only that but the Gap of Rohan forum too which I understand belongs to another member here. Just have been lurking but ...
  Topic: Invasion
Hile Troy

Replies: 29
Views: 7460

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2002 12:07 am   Subject: Invasion
Seems a bit....whats the opposite of modest? Confused Laughing

Hmm, arrogant? No! I hope my last post didn't put SRD in such a negative light. What I meant to express is his writing is never motivated or ...
  Topic: Neverness: Zindell is to Sci-Fi as SRD is to Fantasy
Hile Troy

Replies: 142
Views: 20518

PostForum: General Fantasy/Sci-Fi Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 11:57 pm   Subject: Neverness: Zindell is to Sci-Fi as SRD is to Fantasy
Thanks Danlo for the recommendation! I will be investing in the Neverness books and since you have such an high regard for his works I am eagerly going to purchase the first novel of his fantasy trilo ...
  Topic: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
Hile Troy

Replies: 31
Views: 5912

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 11:31 pm   Subject: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
One thing I will commend Del Rey on the US printings. And that is ridding themselves of the original coverart they used to have for TCTC... Revelwood (TIW), Revelstone (TPTP), etc. I love the Michael ...
  Topic: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
Hile Troy

Replies: 151
Views: 25752

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 11:19 pm   Subject: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
He was better w/his true form. Just a plain, old guy...w/remarkable magical powers! Shocked Smile

For one it made his image all the more malevolent like an ancient king whom had discovered godhood in des ...
  Topic: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
Hile Troy

Replies: 151
Views: 25752

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 11:07 pm   Subject: A Question to my Fellow Female Fans!
Lord Foul is one of the scariest baddies I have ever encountered in fantasy! Even as he takes his true form. Resembling a noble king turned madman, SRD describes him with "yellow, carious eyes"!

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  Topic: Welcome Visitors & New Members !! - Retired Topic.
Hile Troy

Replies: 1569
Views: 126326

PostForum: The Summonsing   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 10:58 pm   Subject: Welcome Visitors & New Members !! - Retired Topic.
Be welcome and true Ryzel and Daemon! Glad you have found your way to Kevin's Watch! Enjoy!
  Topic: Invasion
Hile Troy

Replies: 29
Views: 7460

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 10:51 pm   Subject: Re: Invasion
I suppose it's pretty far-out thinking, but with the intuitive thinking going on here, I wonder how possible it would be for SRD to register as a member and contribute ideas. Or as a guest checking i ...
  Topic: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
Hile Troy

Replies: 31
Views: 5912

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 8:43 pm   Subject: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
I am thinking of writing or informing Del Rey about the frequent weakly bound pages in their SRD books! I usually open my paperbacks wide for greater reading enjoyment and that is when TOT's pages sta ...
  Topic: WELL, IF THE WOMEN CAN DO IT WHY CAN'T WE??
Hile Troy

Replies: 116
Views: 12583

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 8:32 pm   Subject: WELL, IF THE WOMEN CAN DO IT WHY CAN'T WE??
That last post was by me! Had major log-in difficulties... grrrr (lol)
  Topic: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
Hile Troy

Replies: 31
Views: 5912

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2002 7:41 pm   Subject: You've probably seen this question a million times.....
I have them, too. I got them at Barnes and Noble, but I hadda mail-order TPTP because it wasnt there. WARNING- mine fell apart when I read them. Really ticked me off...

Pennyworth, the books are st ...
 
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