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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #210 on: September 22, 2016, 12:15:18 PM »
"Sire, I had no need of that hypothesis." (Laplace)

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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #211 on: September 22, 2016, 01:17:21 PM »
Hey, that is actually a really useful link. I've seen a few people try to make a guide to the races and characters, but my word they spoil a lot of the stuff that's coming up.

Even just simple pictures takes away from the eventual reveal, but the one Lady_Ty linked is pretty sweet as it only focuses on those present in GoTM.

I think you should read them ;)
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #212 on: September 22, 2016, 01:48:50 PM »
Does this makes you want to read the books, @Lady_Ty? :)

Yes I may try GotM, xia, but 10 books is too daunting, so don't promise to get further than the first. May be too military for me, but does sound great saga. Is it as violent as Thorns ? That is about my limit.

ETA Wrote this then saw a literally Almighty post which I must  avoid because a zillion spoilers ;D ;D
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #213 on: September 22, 2016, 01:54:51 PM »
Is it as violent as Thorns ? That is about my limit.

Yes, on a grander scale - but I'm not sure that it goes into specifics the way Thorns did. There will certainly be moments that make you feel iffy in the later books, but not in GotM if I remember correctly.
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #214 on: December 18, 2016, 07:45:59 AM »
Reading Dancer's Lament

The walking stick ;-)
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #215 on: December 18, 2016, 08:12:19 AM »
Reading Dancer's Lament

The walking stick ;-)
Great choice! Loved it. :)
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #216 on: December 19, 2016, 08:42:58 PM »
I still need to read that one.  Is it better or worse than ICE's other books?

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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #217 on: December 19, 2016, 08:51:26 PM »
I still need to read that one.  Is it better or worse than ICE's other books?
A lot better. I liked each book of him more than the previous one but Dancer's Lament is another step up.
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« Reply #218 on: December 19, 2016, 10:32:05 PM »
It's his best one yet and also I think its more humorous then his other works. You really can't fail writing about Dancer and Kellanved , great chemistry between the pair.
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #219 on: September 04, 2017, 10:09:16 PM »
I'm waiting for Crack'd Pot Trail & Wurms of Blearmouth to come out on Kindle if there ever do  :(

I can read Forge of Darkness  :)

I gave up on kindle and got paperback for Crack'd Pot Trail & Wurms of Blearmouth, Well I read  Trail and wasen't too impressed. It's just an excuse for the author to hit back at his critics of his works  in a grimdark comedy. Also no B&K for the whole book until the very last two pages!
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #220 on: September 05, 2017, 06:36:47 AM »
I'm waiting for Crack'd Pot Trail & Wurms of Blearmouth to come out on Kindle if there ever do  :(

I can read Forge of Darkness  :)

I gave up on kindle and got paperback for Crack'd Pot Trail & Wurms of Blearmouth, Well I read  Trail and wasen't too impressed. It's just an excuse for the author to hit back at his critics of his works  in a grimdark comedy. Also no B&K for the whole book until the very last two pages!
Yeah, I didn't finish this one. Sorry excuse for a book.

Esslemont's next will be out in November. I've high hopes for that, since Dancer's Lament was so good.
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #221 on: November 16, 2017, 06:25:01 PM »
Might be developing an Erikson podcast given his desire to reach out directly to his fans, wherever they might be. We're starting with one and seeing how it might move forward organically, given that even just crowdsourcing ideas on his official author page gives the impression he'd have topics to speak on for years.

As per the post on his official author page and the linked post from Malazan Empire forum, what would you like to Erikson orate about?!

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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #222 on: November 21, 2017, 09:06:03 PM »
Had a look at the favourite characters thread, and while short, no one mentioned (so far, nearing the end of Deadhouse Gates), my favourite. I just would like to give Felisin a big hug. Considering my adolescence, maybe I can see where she's coming from ...

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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #223 on: December 08, 2017, 08:32:28 AM »
Shall I continue? :-\

Last night I started reading Gardens of the moon, but I just found it kinda boring. I don't know if it was just because I was a bit tired...
I'll try to read some more tonight and then decide, but please highlight the benefits hehe
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Re: Misc. thread
« Reply #224 on: December 08, 2017, 09:09:46 AM »
First time I read it, it was a DNF second time I did it with book club.


The whole book is a prologue, try reading the book club threads on it. It helped me a lot that I was reading with Xia,Jeni and windy

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