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Complete Worm by Wildbow - T - Original Urban Fantasy

Discussion in 'Original Fiction' started by Orm Embar, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Nemrut

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    After years of cajoling, I finally got my mom to read this. And she loved it. I guess that's a good thing.
     
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    Honestly, I want to see the original worm edited and released more than anything else. I only read it once, as it was being written, and I've deferred rereading as I think it would be amazing when edited well.

    This seems to be something that's always on the todo list though sadly.
     
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    All indications are that Wildbow is actively working on that (editing) with substantial progress being made. It's definitely not his only priority, but it is something he's doing.

    It also seems that he will try (and is trying) for a good publishing deal, but if not, he'll self-publish as an e-book.
     
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    Pretty cool fanart from Apfii
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    Nemrut The Black Mage Prestige

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    So, Worm 2

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    Also his thoughts on Twig and his development as a writer

     
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    Argh! Do I have to reread Worm 1 without the proper edits? :(
     
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    Yes! Or listen to the We Got Worm podcast.
     
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    Only 60 hrs of it.
     
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    So, any predictions as to what Worm 2/ Parahumans 2 will be about? New char, established char, earth bet, somewhere else? Taylor again?

    Personally, I am hoping he starts with a shitty altpower Taylor story, hitting all the clichés. Kiddo-Danny, bullies, Clockblocker saying bullshit and Vista hitting him, Piggot and when Taylor gets drafted into the Wards he starts anew story that is nearly identical but Taylor has a different power in it.
     
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    fontisian Fourth Year

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    This is really, really good.
     
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    Sooo... the prequel to the sequel snippits are going to be mini info dumps? I guess that's better than a bloated-info dump-y first arc.
     
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    Infodumps, but useful ones. We know at least that the Guild is still around, Masamune is probably the cornerstone of getting technology back up and running again, and that there are multiple worlds being colonised by the survivors of Earth Bet.
     
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    If you just want a refresher check out this thread. The We've Got Worm podcast is also worth listening to though.
     
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    Glory Girl is an interesting choice. I don't remember what happened to her after Amy messed her up. Does she still have her powers?

    Wards will replace my current habit of waiting for Tuesday releases of chapters from Oathbringer.
     
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    Interesting start but no idea on how to feel about this. Hadn't really considered Victoria as a potential protag, and maybe it was pure wishful thinking but I had gotten a strong Taylor vibe from the first chapter until she introduced herself.

    So yeah, pretty psyched all around and curious to where this will lead.

    By the way, are we going to keep using this thread or could we start a new one?

    Edit: here is the now updated Wildbow commission picture from Yun-Yun-Hakusho


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