1. Hey Guest,

    Are you handy with Photoshop? Do you feel the DLP Anakin logo is tired and old? Do you want to win a special as of yet undetermined prize? Join the DLP Banner Photoshop Competition! Fame, fortune, and the respect of your peers await those that enter. Sadness, despair, and a deep self-loathing await those that do not.

    Enter the competition.
    Dismiss Notice

Distant Star by Joe Ducie

Discussion in 'Books and Anime Discussion' started by Joe, May 25, 2012.

  1. Eilyfe

    Eilyfe Death Eater

    Joined:
    May 27, 2014
    Messages:
    993
    Keep your filthy handouts! You dare speck the honest membrane of my being? I will of course buy the next book, you savage.
     
  2. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2013
    Messages:
    1,686
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    The Holy Moose Empire
    High Score:
    1,826
    ITT:

    [​IMG]via Imgflip Meme Generator

    @Eilyfe @Joe - can confirm, Broken Quill is a good sequel and a better book. My favorite of the four published so far. The antagonist is foreshadowed better, the new characters introduced are more solidly presented than in Distant Star. Improvements all over the place. I will disagree with you on the HP angle though. I read WoT a few years ago (should probably revisit it and finally read Heartlands) so I had the benefit of familiarity. Declan and the crew however always seemed very much their own characters, even if the supporting cast is rather thinly characterized in the first book. Things that annoy me about Harry are different from things that annoy me in Declan and things I like about Harry are different from things I like about Declan.
     
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2017
  3. Eilyfe

    Eilyfe Death Eater

    Joined:
    May 27, 2014
    Messages:
    993
    It wasn't so much Declan as Clare. The image of Clare as Tonks lodged in my mind pretty quickly, and from then on I simply tacked on Declan as the Harry in this HxT. That's more owed to my reading habits, but that's what happened anyway.