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Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« on: January 27, 2014, 03:20:34 PM »
Hullo guys,

following this months book club read "Gardens of the Moon" I'd like to read the second volume, Deadhouse Gates, with you. Sometime in February preferably. :)

As it happens there is a (mildly spoilerific) new review on FF: http://fantasy-faction.com/2014/deadhouse-gates-by-steven-erikson

Deadhouse gates will follow the plotline of Kalam, Apsalar (Sorry), Fiddler and Crockus on their way into the empire.

So, how do you feel about this? Are you in?
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014, 03:44:27 PM »
Oi! Not sure what my February is going to shape up to be like. If it turns out I have time, I'd like to continue with a group like this! But, since I can't commit, I will tentatively watch from the sidelines and join in if I happen to be able to. :)
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014, 03:47:56 PM »
I'd love to do this. Deadhouse Gates is challenging in a completely different way to Gardens of the Moon and I'd love to get more than halfway through it this time!
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2014, 05:19:10 PM »
I'm in bring the challenge on  :D
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2014, 06:10:00 PM »
Only if we can make I <3 Duiker T-shirts.

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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2014, 04:39:15 PM »
OK, this looks to be our first (hopefully) successful attempt at getting a read along going. I created a child board for everyone to use as they see fit.  ;D
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2021, 05:20:52 AM »
Is this the thread you're talking about, Bea?

For people who've read this book, I've got a question, though.
Spoiler for Hiden:
Why does Kalam gave up so easily on assasinating Empress Laseen? She was just talking for a bit and he gave up on killing her? Are there any ulterior reasons for this?

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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2021, 09:36:09 AM »
Noooo, this section:
http://fantasy-faction.com/forum/deadhouse-gates-(malazan-book-of-the-fallen-ii)-by-steven-erikson/
(I don't understand why the url is just one book - maybe it was created from a single post)

A WHOLE thread for EACH of the books inside EACH of the books :D
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2021, 12:46:57 PM »
Is this the thread you're talking about, Bea?

For people who've read this book, I've got a question, though.
Spoiler for Hiden:
Why does Kalam gave up so easily on assasinating Empress Laseen? She was just talking for a bit and he gave up on killing her? Are there any ulterior reasons for this?

I don't know if in spoiling it for you now. @isos81 can add in too.

Spoiler for Hiden:
he realized it wasn't her, but just an illusion or something iirc
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Re: Deadhouse Gates (Malazan book of the fallen II)
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2021, 06:01:26 AM »
Can't ever remember specifics, I'm sorry. I already forgot most of the events, only the feeling remains with me. :)
Kallor shrugged. 'I've walked this land when the T'lan Imass were but children. I've commanded armies a hundred thousand strong. I've spread the fire of my wrath across entire continents, and sat alone upon tall thrones. Do you grasp the meaning of this?'

'Yes' said Caladan Brood. 'You never learn'