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JD December 21 2010 07:15 AM

New Catalog covers and info- cover/info not final
 
I was just checking and the early descriptions and covers are up for Voyager: Children of the Storm, Vanguard: Declassified, and TOS: A Choice of Catastrophes and Cast No Shadow have been added to the S&S catalog. And just to remind everyone, these are early descriptions and covers, so there's a pretty good chance that they will not match the final product.

James Swallow December 21 2010 10:43 AM

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Well, the blurb for Cast No Shadow is more or less correct, but the cover is somewhat misleading and it gets the title wrong...

Sxottlan December 21 2010 11:26 AM

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James I didn't know you had written a book on David Fincher. He's one of my favorite directors working right now.

Lonemagpie December 21 2010 12:44 PM

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Sxottlan wrote: (Post 4608201)
James I didn't know you had written a book on David Fincher. He's one of my favorite directors working right now.

And it's an excellent book too - shame the publisher has gone... (It's about eight inches from my left hand where I'm sitting...)

Christopher December 21 2010 01:33 PM

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I think it's already been stated that the blurb given for Declassified is incorrect; the stories described there are placeholder ideas proposed early in the process, and the actual stories they settled on are different. As for the cover, I assume the other authors' names will be added, and I bet that digital model of the Enterprise is a placeholder for another Connie.

And the blurbs for the TOS books just look like someone quoted the first paragraph from each book's outline.

Dimesdan December 21 2010 02:13 PM

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They all seem pretty cool, of the four, Cast no Shadow and Children of the Storm I'll probably buy.

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Christopher wrote: (Post 4608285)
I think it's already been stated that the blurb given for Declassified is incorrect; the stories described there are placeholder ideas proposed early in the process, and the actual stories they settled on are different. As for the cover, I assume the other authors' names will be added, and I bet that digital model of the Enterprise is a placeholder for another Connie.

I seem to remember David Mack saying as much about a blurb for Declassified was incorrect.

Is there any chance Misters Ward or Mack could comment either way though or somewhen else who is actually involved in Declassified.

ares93 December 21 2010 02:28 PM

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Damn... Looks like I'll have to remake the cover for SK: Memento Mori before I release it. Its basically identical to the Voyager cover... And I was so fond of it. Oh, well. :sigh:

Christopher December 21 2010 02:32 PM

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^If that title's appearing on the cover to something, it should be spelled correctly as "Memento Mori." A memento is something that helps you remember.

Therin of Andor December 21 2010 03:03 PM

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Christopher wrote: (Post 4608356)
A memento is something that helps you remember.

But only momentarily. :devil:

Christopher December 21 2010 03:07 PM

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Please don't do that. The word "memento" has absolutely nothing to do with the word "moment." That is a pervasive misconception that I'm trying to clear up, so I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't undermine me.

Lonemagpie December 21 2010 03:09 PM

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Christopher wrote: (Post 4608356)
^If that title's appearing on the cover to something, it should be spelled correctly as "Memento Mori." A memento is something that helps you remember.

Unless it's a deliberate pun or suchlike, of course... (I've always wanted to give *something* the title "Evilution", for example)

ares93 December 21 2010 03:28 PM

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Christopher wrote: (Post 4608356)
^If that title's appearing on the cover to something, it should be spelled correctly as "Memento Mori." A memento is something that helps you remember.

Indeed. Sorry mate, typo. I should be Memento Mori as you said. That would be "Remember your mortality" or "Remember that you are mortal" in english. Depending on how you translate it.

I really need to stop trusting the spell check... :brickwall:

Stevil2001 December 21 2010 03:38 PM

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This is the first I've seen of the A Choice of Catastrophes cover, and I quite like it.

As Christopher said, though, the blurb is pretty much a summation of the first paragraph or so of the outline, and it pretty much fails to mention any of the things that (I think) make the book interesting!

BillJ December 21 2010 03:50 PM

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Funny... the only book I'm really looking forward too is Children of the Storm from Voyager, my least favorite series. :guffaw:

Perhaps I'll pick up A Choice of Catastrophes, I'll have to see how the reviews shape up on this one.

shanejayell December 21 2010 05:11 PM

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I'm pretty sure I'll get Vanguard and Voyager. The other two sound interesting, but I'll need to see more before I decide.


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