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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #390 on: July 23, 2016, 12:46:30 PM »


Is this just me but does the Hero look like some 80's rock star
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« Reply #391 on: July 23, 2016, 12:52:24 PM »
That could totally be Bret Michaels.

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« Reply #392 on: July 23, 2016, 08:15:12 PM »


Is this just me but does the Hero look like some 80's rock star

Perhaps he's about to break into a rendition of Europe's Final Countdown?

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #393 on: July 23, 2016, 09:03:14 PM »
Perhaps he's about to break into a rendition of Europe's Final Countdown?
I totally thought that ;D
(must be our age...)

Although his hair hasn't got enough volume 8)
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #394 on: July 24, 2016, 03:19:13 AM »
Perhaps he's about to break into a rendition of Europe's Final Countdown?
I totally thought that ;D
(must be our age...)

Although his hair hasn't got enough volume 8)

Whenever anyone mentions that song, this becomes pertinent.

The Final (Teen Spirit) Countdown by Wax Audio
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #395 on: July 24, 2016, 06:54:23 AM »
Oh gosh, that is really good!
I hadn't watched Nirvana in ages... when did I change enough to think that Kurt looks really young? Poor guy :-\
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #396 on: July 24, 2016, 11:16:36 AM »
Oh gosh, that is really good!
I hadn't watched Nirvana in ages... when did I change enough to think that Kurt looks really young? Poor guy :-\
Seeing so much Nirvana atm, two songs they did (although one wasn't their's but still) used in two different trailers for things.

I'm completely fine with that though.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #397 on: July 24, 2016, 06:15:38 PM »




Okay I'm onto book 3, I've added book one as well for those interested
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« Reply #398 on: July 25, 2016, 06:57:14 PM »
These covers are both hilarious and fantastic! How about this one?

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« Reply #399 on: July 25, 2016, 06:58:39 PM »
Sorry - this one should work:


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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #400 on: July 25, 2016, 07:50:55 PM »
^ I'm more concerned about the title :o ;D

And Eclipse, I saw your second cover 'live' today! I thought they were american covers... sorry :-[
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #401 on: July 25, 2016, 07:59:52 PM »
^ I'm more concerned about the title :o ;D
Bet I know who are servants of the wankh ;)

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #402 on: July 25, 2016, 08:09:23 PM »
^ I'm more concerned about the title :o ;D
Bet I know who are servants of the wankh ;)

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Teenage boys? ;D
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #403 on: July 25, 2016, 08:10:24 PM »
^ I'm more concerned about the title :o ;D
Bet I know who are servants of the wankh ;)

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #404 on: July 25, 2016, 09:53:52 PM »
Is that a real name of the book or is it photoshop malarkey?

Sam Sykes is quite a talented author,I just think his covers have let him down personally maybe he was being ironic  as The Aeon Gate is a fun adventure story which is over the top on purpose with it's characters, basically its a D&D story on acid.Each novel of the trilogy is 700 pages long  200 pages longer then it should be I would recommend it  to people who used to read forgotten realm novels.
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