Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?
From what I've gathered reading their forums (I don't own the German version of Destiny
myself), one of the reasons is that the German publisher Cross Cult got their hands on a very talented artist, Martin Frei, to do the Destiny
Judging from the statements on their forums, the guys at Cross Cult are actually Star Trek fans themselves and get a kick out of the new covers as well
Philitas of Cos, Greek intellectual, is said by Athenaeus to have studied arguments and erroneous word usage so intensely that he wasted away and starved to death. British classicist A. Cameron speculates that P. died from a wasting disease which his contemporaries joked was caused by his pedantry.