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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:16 pm    Post subject: zone-implants Reply with quote

Can you imagine crushing your leg then using an implant to turn the pain into pleasure while bleeding to death, lol. Just started reading the series again as last time i rushed it. Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

How ironic, Morns grudge against her parents, who left Morn with grandparents for most of her youth should save Angus's bacon.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

its a lonely forum on the edge of nowhere.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't feel too lonely, b'gate. Both you and Warmark are in the midst of reading Gap.

Just haven't had much to say in response to your posts, although I agree about the irony in Morn's character evolution.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, and it's suddenly been quiet these last few days or so.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 4:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

So... am I the first to notice the parallels between the zone implant and the rukh? Or has this been mentioned a million times already?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't remember anyone mentioning that before. It's been so long since I read the Chronicles that I don't remember much about the rukh. What are the similarities?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2009 8:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wayfriend replace breasts with angus and neck with nick and your almost got it.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I cannot understand why Morn would tell Mikka about her zone implant, very risky to say the least. Just landing on Enablement station, the plot thickens.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think I need a re-read. I can't remember the details very well. Was Morn trying to develop trust with Mikka? It's all a bit hazy in my mind.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Finished FK and The real story. Very good read. I have bought both ADAHGA and Chaos and Order. Starting another read tonight. I was reading elsewhere in the forum a thread about these books being turned into screen plays or films. FK would make Alien look like Tom and Gerry. Anyone recommend any other science fiction works it would be nice to hear. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good god has it been 2 years. How time seems to quicken as you age.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 4:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Good god has it been 2 years. How time seems to quicken as you age.


heh. welcome to the over the hill gang, bill! Laughing Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 6:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sheesh, tell me about it. The more time you want, the faster it goes. When you wished it would fly, it didn't. Time is therefore subjective. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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So, I'm assuming you finished the series then? Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes StevieG, i finished the series. I am able to add my two pennies worth now.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good, innit? Personally I think it's his best writing. Better than the Chrons.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Good, innit? Personally I think it's his best writing. Better than the Chrons.

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me too. when i finish stonewielder i'm gonna read it again. Thumbs Up
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seconded (or thirded)! Nothing has blown my mind like the Gap. Smile

Oddly enough, I've never reread it. Or maybe it's not that odd, since I read it during a certain time in my life and it has somehow merged with that period in my mind (nothing out of the ordinary, it was just that I'd moved quite far away from home, going to university.) And that's probably part of the reason why it moved me in the way it did.
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