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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Passionario » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:59 am

Fenrìr wrote:So anyone else finish Book 14 of Wheel of Time yet/

I did, just now.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Mannstein » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:59 am

Passionario wrote:
Fenrìr wrote:So anyone else finish Book 14 of Wheel of Time yet/

I did, just now.

No spoillers please....

Did you like it???
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Passionario » Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:38 am

Mannstein wrote:Did you like it???

Oh yes.

It probably had tons of flaws, plotholes and inconsistencies that I haven't noticed on my first reading, but frankly, I don't care. It was still awesome.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Feb 14, 2013 6:52 pm

Having finished the Rifters trilogy, I started to read comics, more specifically Transformers: More than meets the Eye

I had my doubts at first seeing how it has a character I hate with all my guts (Poochie, I mean Drift) but damn, the writing is so good they managed to salvage him from the scrappy heap.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Fenrìr » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:08 am

Passionario wrote:
Mannstein wrote:Did you like it???

Oh yes.

It probably had tons of flaws, plotholes and inconsistencies that I haven't noticed on my first reading, but frankly, I don't care. It was still awesome.


Yea, there's a few things I'm still trying to mull over to figure out, but overall, it was a decent ending.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby KysenMurrin » Fri Feb 15, 2013 1:59 am

Last WoT book I read was Knife of Dreams (which was an improvement on earlier books, but seemed rushed). I'm still not sure how interested I am in finishing the series.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Paxen » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:45 am

KysenMurrin wrote:Last WoT book I read was Knife of Dreams (which was an improvement on earlier books, but seemed rushed). I'm still not sure how interested I am in finishing the series.


I guess Knife of Dreams can be called rushed when you compare it to drek light Crossroads of Twilight. I mean, stuff actually happened in that book.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby KysenMurrin » Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:05 am

I mean it felt rushed even without that context. There were some scenes, particularly action ones, where things just happened, quickly, and with little sense of import. On the other hand, it was a big improvement, and the first book in a long time where it was possible to like Egwene.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Paxen » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:53 am

KysenMurrin wrote:I mean it felt rushed even without that context. There were some scenes, particularly action ones, where things just happened, quickly, and with little sense of import. On the other hand, it was a big improvement, and the first book in a long time where it was possible to like Egwene.


Hmm, could be true. The first time I read it I was just so happy that it wasn't just another Crossroads, and the second time I read The Gathering Storm right after.

Man, how Jordan ever managed to convince himself that it was just "one more book" when he died I'll never understand.
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Postby Passionario » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:08 am

KysenMurrin wrote:On the other hand, it was a big improvement, and the first book in a long time where it was possible to like Egwene.


She becomes even better in the next one, particularly near the ending. And as for the final book... in my opinion, she gets the single most badass scene in it (Lan's moment comes close, though).
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Fenrìr » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:37 am

/agree with that, Passionario.

But still..the ending has me so confused, lol.
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Klaudandus » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:21 am

Finished Watts' Rifters trilogy, picked up Larsson's Millennium trilogy.

Also...

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Just part of my comic book collection.

One of these is not like the others =P
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Nooska » Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:46 am

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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Klaudandus » Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:08 am

Yeah =P

Although kinda obvious when you realize who yer talking to. I actually organized my comic collection further. Not pictured in that pic is my Alex Ross collection, my batman collection, v for vendetta and others. =P
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Re: All About Books/Periodicals

Postby Klaudandus » Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:34 pm

Halfway thru the first book in the millenium trilogy... the mystery is good, but larsson's prose annoys me at times....
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