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  Topic: I like this guy!
Lauralin

Replies: 128
Views: 14368

PostForum: The Close   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:37 am   Subject: I like this guy!
Forgive me about my intrusion - while I have read Gatto, and he has some good points, he's also something of a crank, and not only about education. He came to my city a while back, and gave a lecture ...
  Topic: What SRD word have you grown to HATE! ;-)
Lauralin

Replies: 86
Views: 20604

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2005 2:01 am   Subject: What SRD word have you grown to HATE! ;-)
Condign

Definatly formication.
The first time I read it, into my mind sprung an image of adept Havelock in Anele's position, muttering "formication!"
  Topic: Progress and Social Evolution
Lauralin

Replies: 37
Views: 7356

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2004 12:03 am   Subject: Progress and Social Evolution
And even in our wourld, only certain cultures have created very much in the way of technological advances; the people of the Americas, Australia, and much of southern Africa for whatever reason didn't ...
  Topic: The Future of the US Supreme Court
Lauralin

Replies: 11
Views: 2893

PostForum: Coercri   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2004 6:41 am   Subject: The Future of the US Supreme Court
I'm starting to side with Avatar.. unless you are a moderate, democracy has very little to offer you in terms of representation.

That's one reason more state and local control is beneficial; so t ...
  Topic: Repeated Words
Lauralin

Replies: 32
Views: 5970

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:40 am   Subject: Repeated Words
Yeah, I noticed that one too.

At least in this one, SRD didn't keep repeating phrases in Linden's mind in the manner of "are you not evil," "don't touch me," "you are being forged...", etc. For in ...
  Topic: Surely Linden has served Despite...
Lauralin

Replies: 35
Views: 7868

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:22 am   Subject: Surely Linden has served Despite...
I might have forgotten something important, but from what I can recall, ragaurding the decisions that had already been made by Linden, if there were not already some evidence that the Staff had been r ...
  Topic: Repeated Words
Lauralin

Replies: 32
Views: 5970

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2004 8:45 pm   Subject: Repeated Words
Formication. Sounds like something Adept Havelock says alot, and is repeated about a dozen times in what amounts to one scene. Confused Something about the sensation of ants crawling all over one.
  Topic: Donaldson's Obscure Words - Official Thread
Lauralin

Replies: 208
Views: 127794

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:26 am   Subject: Donaldson's Obscure Words - Official Thread
I was rather struck by how many times "formication" was used, so I looked it up. Formication, n. a sensation of the body made by the creeping of ants on the skin"Whay is there even a word for that i ...
  Topic: Did you like Linden better?
Lauralin

Replies: 24
Views: 6774

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:04 am   Subject: Did you like Linden better?
I don't really dislike Linden after TOT, but her use of the white gold has been bugging me. It's probably because Covenent is white gold, and she is not, but the power is treated entirely differently ...
  Topic: Favourite bits and big shocks
Lauralin

Replies: 48
Views: 9371

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 4:35 am   Subject: Favourite bits and big shocks
I pretty much guessed the ending by the chapter's title... (Is wondering about the whole "beware; remember that I'm dead now" thing from Covenant)

I was most suprised by the Hurachi supressing the ...
  Topic: Kevin's Dirt Possible spoilers
Lauralin

Replies: 18
Views: 3573

PostForum: The Runes of the Earth   Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 3:53 am   Subject: Kevin's Dirt Possible spoilers
I had thought that it was a result of the Staff being latent combined with the lack of lore to understand what was happening and how to stop it; the physical manefestation of the complete neglect of e ...
  Topic: I'm Looking for your Literary Recommendations
Lauralin

Replies: 73
Views: 12488

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2002 11:16 pm   Subject: I'm Looking for your Literary Recommendations
Have you ever read The Song of Albion by Stephen Lawhead? It's very good Celtic fantesy.
  Topic: What age were you when you first read the chronicles?
Lauralin

Replies: 40
Views: 9085

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2002 11:10 pm   Subject: What age were you when you first read the chronicles?
I read them all in about about two weeks last year, when I was 15. TWL in fifth grade?! I would've been so freeked out I would've never read anything of the sort ever again!
  Topic: Prequel
Lauralin

Replies: 32
Views: 6033

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2002 10:57 pm   Subject: Prequel
I'd vote for Kevin/foul; I want to know what it was about him that made him such a great Lord, and how all the old lords could be duped by Foul.
  Topic: Narnia
Lauralin

Replies: 34
Views: 12707

PostForum: General Fantasy/Sci-Fi Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2002 1:34 am   Subject: Narnia
And your signature is in The Last Battle Very Happy

If someone actually belives what Christanity states, then it would be illogical to think that anything that says anything contrary would be wrong.
  Topic: Narnia
Lauralin

Replies: 34
Views: 12707

PostForum: General Fantasy/Sci-Fi Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2002 10:21 pm   Subject: Narnia
Fanatic? No mare than most other Christains who actually act on what thay believe. Can you give an example of him saying those things? I can't think of any in any of the books i"ve read. (Mere Chr ...
  Topic: A question about something in IW
Lauralin

Replies: 9
Views: 3232

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2002 9:12 pm   Subject: RE:Question from TIW
Pehaps, though not as readily. They still had to trust TC even though he was summoned be TF and Drool.

TC could've been pertially wrong, too. He was still the Unbeliever, and rather bitter at the ...
  Topic: Survivor! Land style!
Lauralin

Replies: 24
Views: 6742

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2002 9:01 pm   Subject: Survivor poll
I chose Elena because she never really understands how Earthpower works, I don't like her at al, and it seems as though she shouldn't be in the same keep as both TC and LA. Somehow it just seems as t ...
  Topic: Did TC fail the High Wood test at Soaring Woodhelven?
Lauralin

Replies: 54
Views: 11500

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2002 8:54 pm   Subject: Re: Test of Truth
Just a thought, but in Daughter of Regals SRD says about a simaler peice of wood "It's nature transended my own. Even with my arms about it it seemed to ooze from me as if it were liquid rather than s ...
  Topic: Gildenfire
Lauralin

Replies: 20
Views: 7567

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 1970 12:00 am   Subject: Gildenfire
Rivendell? You mean Revelstone, right? I've never read it, mostly because I dont want to spend 20 dollars on a book that's over in a couple of hours. Is it really worth getting?
 
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