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Old August 4 2012, 09:09 PM   #173
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Re: TTN: Fallen Gods by Michael A. Martin Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Edit_XYZ wrote: View Post
Read a few posts back:
"Hm, I see where you're coming from, but if that's where this storyline goes I'll be pretty pissed."
Again, when we were talking about that, I was taking this from the perspective of the next writer to carry on this story. I was attempting to say that your description was one way to take the plot that would be consistent, I just hoped it didn't go that way.

But saying "that could be one explanation" is not the same thing as saying "this novel indicates that explanation is correct", and I never said the latter. I still contend it doesn't.

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The tholians are barely perfecting their andorian puppet tech; a far cry from being able to control other, perhaps less susceptible, species.
There is actually a point in that scene where he mentions that it has something to do with the Andorian antennae specifically, so that's not even a plot hole in the first place, actually. (Which, I feel the need to clarify, doesn't make me think the plotline is any less inane.)
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