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Discussion in 'Fanfic Discussion' started by Jon, May 22, 2014.

  1. Jon

    Jon The Demon Mayor Admin DLP Supporter

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    For when people get the first books.

    You know the drill.
     
  2. ILikeLurking

    ILikeLurking Second Year

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    I saw the spoilers tag, and thought someone had already gotten their copy. I was about ready to blow my brains out. Dramatic, yes, but I really want this book.
     
  3. pidl

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    So your solution is to kill yourself before you can read it?
     
  4. Firebee

    Firebee First Year DLP Supporter

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    Euh, I got it today. And read it cover to cover. So you can blow your brains out, ILikeLurking. Might not be so smart though.
     
  5. ILikeLurking

    ILikeLurking Second Year

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    The jealousy I feel is probably a bit excessive. That said, was it worth the wait? Where would you place it in the heirarchy of books in the series?
     
  6. Innomine

    Innomine Dark Lord ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter

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    I'm reading the spoilers thread carefully searching for hints of how good it is, while trying to avoid major spoilers.

    This will end badly I think.
     
  7. Aekiel

    Aekiel Angle of Mispeling ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter

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    Can we just get a general idea of whether the book is good or not before the release date? No major spoilers, just a rating and general comparison to other books?
     
  8. Innomine

    Innomine Dark Lord ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter

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    Adding onto what Aekiel said, can the first few posts that contain spoilers tag it at least? I'll stop checking this thread once I see spoiler tags, but I'm really interested in peoples general opinion of it, as others seem to be.
     
  9. Firebee

    Firebee First Year DLP Supporter

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    It's good. Has some moments of pure epicness. Though my top three of Cold Days, Changes and Turn Coat still stands. It'll probably fall somewhere between 4 and 7 in my top 10. Rating wise I'd give it a solid 4/5.

    Edit: I won't post anything spoiler wise, obviously. Not even in tags till the 28th or so.
     
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  10. Sauce Bauss

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    Rothfuss said it was great and that he cried several times, for what it's worth.
     
  11. Another Empty Frame

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    Yes.


    ~Spoilers follow fuckers, it's the spoiler thread~



    So I'm so fucking hype that Harry has now talked to two gods, both of whom want to help him, and I'm really pissed that I didn't catch that the Queens are the faces of Hecate. I had vague theories about the mothers being Fates, but this is better.

    Fucking Jedi Knight. literally. This is amazing, and Karrin not becoming a Knight, AND THE FUCKING SHATTERING OF THE SWORD.

    FUCK

    The book had strong pacing imo, and the final chapter is great. I'm so happy about Harry FINALLY putting on his big boy pants and deciding to be a god-damned man about the sword. Plus he accepted the fact that he may belong to Mab but isn't how she wants him.
     
  12. Innomine

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    Thank-you for your kind warning Zircon. I am now officially out of this thread.

    I saw the word 'sword' in caps, and that's as far as I'm getting spoiled this book!
     
  13. Celestin

    Celestin Dimensional Trunk

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    Since I don't have a problem with early spoilers, is the Parasite stuff resolved in this book or does it presumably end with Harry finally having time to tackle it?

    EDIT: Got info from someone else. No need to answer that question anymore.
     
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  14. Klackerz

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    I just reached the part where Dresden is having sex with Murphy....

    She is going to die isn't she...

    Especially after the whole speech by Butters. ;(

    Edit : Nvm fucking Butcher
     
  15. joshuafaramir

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    Just got it. Now Imma pull an all nighter. You know, it'd be interesting if somebody makes a HP/DF crossover and that British guy trapped in the crystal is none other than Harry fuken Potter.
     
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  16. Zeelthor

    Zeelthor Scissor Me Timbers

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    Poor Dee-Dee. I really liked her character and I would've loved to get a bit of a closer look at hers and Nicodemus' motivations and goals. No idea WTF Tessa was up to.

    I seriously thought a fuckton of people were gonna die at the Carpenter's house. Not sure how I feel about Butters as a knight of the cross...

    Didn't know Nagloo'shi could reproduce. I guess that guy Grey was a scion of some sort, then?

    Dat sex scene... And yet Harry gets no sex. Fanfiction needs to deal with this. Promptly!

    Binder's really made of pure win. I hope he'll be showing up again.

    WTF at the god damn M-Preg. Butcher really is trolling the lot of us at this point.

    So... Peace Talks next. I'm assuming that's the book where Harry has to go on the run cos Michael lets slip to Charity that he thinks Dresden's been sleeping with Molly.
     
  17. Jon

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    I shed a single tear when Harry had the first chat with Michael. It was a very manly tear.

    I got really sad when we had confirmation that Lash was dead.

    I got pissed when Butters fucked everything up.

    Where did other people get emotional?
     
  18. Sauce Bauss

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    Somebody already wrote that. I can't remember who it was for the life of me though.
     
  19. Octavia

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    This might be his best book yet.

    There is one thing I am scared of though. I suspect Nicodemus will show up on schedule in 5 books. And now he is a man with nothing to lose. They destroyed him.
     
  20. Jon

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    He destroyed himself.

    Michael told him as much.
     
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