Started reading The Battle for Corrin

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Re: Started reading The Battle for Corrin

Postby Kojiro » 06 Apr 2011 22:17

Nekhrun wrote:
Ampoliros wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:...having to watch people like Neil Gaiman get paid $30,000 for a 1 hour speaking engagement.


Oh you mean like someone capable of independent and artistic creation? Someone who can write characters in MORE THAN ONE DIMENSION!

Careful, if kja reads this he's going to start writing about Paul running off to other dimensions as a youngster.


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Re: Started reading The Battle for Corrin

Postby SandChigger » 07 Apr 2011 01:06

JustSomeGuy wrote:A sandworm duel sounds pretty stupid, but I still think having Paul run off to join the circus takes the cake. I hope never to read the book in which that happened and so I'll ask again: Was McPaul a full-on circus performer or more of a carny/associate? Thanks in advance for any response.

Carny/associate. The actual performers are all face-dancers. But McPaul (liking that a lot, by the way! :lol: ) learned everything he knew about influencing crowds from the Jongleur master, Rheinvar the Magnificunt. ;)

You know, 'cause it had nothing to do with the BG & Mentat training he received from Jessica & Thufir. :roll:
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Re: Started reading The Battle for Corrin

Postby Ampoliros » 07 Apr 2011 02:29

or the blind zealotry of the Fremen making them a willing and 'easily' swayed participant.
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Re: Started reading The Battle for Corrin

Postby Tleszer » 07 Apr 2011 10:01

Sandworm duels, McPaul joining the circus, an Ultimate Kwisatz Haderach, the Golden Path a failure... my head truly aches at what the Hacks Twain have done to Dune.
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