View Single Post
Old August 30 2013, 03:38 AM   #62
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: TF: Revelation and Dust by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

^Yeah, STO has its own rather narrow set of priorities shaping how it develops its ideas. The books are able to be broader and more flexible, and don't have to interpret every race in terms of combat potential or whatever. I don't think Pocket and STO are deliberately trying to contradict each other. I know I'd never even heard of the "Elachi" until after I'd already written A Choice of Futures, and the STO folks certainly had no idea I would later write a book about the "Silent Enemy" aliens when they dubbed them Elachi. Pocket and STO are just operating in distinct spheres, developing ideas independently and with different priorities.
__________________
Written Worlds -- Christopher L. Bennett's blog and webpage
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote