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View Poll Results: Rate Plagues of Night.
Outstanding 60 53.10%
Above Average 35 30.97%
Average 11 9.73%
Below Average 5 4.42%
Poor 2 1.77%
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Old June 25 2012, 02:51 AM   #436
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Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

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Honestly, I'm not a fan of naming ships after individual people anyway, at least not until a looong time has passed.
I agree on this. I much prefer ships names not named for a particular person or place.
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Old June 25 2012, 03:04 AM   #437
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Honestly, I'm not a fan of naming ships after individual people anyway, at least not until a looong time has passed.
I agree on this. I much prefer ships names not named for a particular person or place.
I really like seeing both, particularly ships named after fictitious people and places. It's a reminder that the Federation is its own culture with its own history and its own geography, not just America In Space.
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Old June 25 2012, 04:36 AM   #438
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MatthiasRussell wrote: View Post
Kestrel wrote: View Post
Honestly, I'm not a fan of naming ships after individual people anyway, at least not until a looong time has passed.
I agree on this. I much prefer ships names not named for a particular person or place.
I really like seeing both, particularly ships named after fictitious people and places. It's a reminder that the Federation is its own culture with its own history and its own geography, not just America In Space.
Agreed. There's nothing wrong with a little diversity in a ship's name.
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Old June 26 2012, 12:36 AM   #439
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Next ship name...USS Unknown
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Old June 26 2012, 12:57 AM   #440
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USS Question Mark.
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Old June 26 2012, 01:08 AM   #441
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Excuse me. Proper grammar, please. That's U.S.S. ?.
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Old June 26 2012, 03:10 AM   #442
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U.S.S LOL
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Old June 26 2012, 04:59 AM   #443
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Excuse me. Proper grammar, please. That's U.S.S. ?.
U.S.S. Who-cares-?

Back on topic:

Hopefully, DS9 is still slightly intact...
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Old June 26 2012, 06:57 AM   #444
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If anyone really wants the answer to that question, I recommend you head over to the Raise the Dawn thread, it has been answered.
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Old June 26 2012, 06:35 PM   #445
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Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Got book #2 today.
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Old June 26 2012, 10:35 PM   #446
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Downloaded this and Raise the Dawn on my Nook this morning. I'm about about a page into this one so far, and couldn't be anymore excited to read these books.
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Old June 27 2012, 04:20 AM   #447
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Waited until Raise The Dawn was out to finish this one. Damn fine stuff. I loved the way he gathered and reframed the previous Typhon Pact novels - this is exactly the sense of narrative drive and interconnectedness I felt they were missing.

Plus, this novel alone could've been four, with whole novels devoted to the Robinson and Enterprise missions, but I enjoy the pace TrekLit is moving at these days. I'm worried it's ultimately unsustainable, as major plot developments happen really quickly, but I couldn't be happier with the ride as it is now.

I'm starting Raise The Dawn in 30 seconds. Man, what a cliffhanger.
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Old June 28 2012, 05:55 AM   #448
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Just finished this book myself and waiting to start on Raise the Dawn. Mr. George, terrific book sir. A book that finally puts together two of my most favorite crews.
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Old June 28 2012, 05:56 AM   #449
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Oh you just hold on.
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Old June 28 2012, 01:00 PM   #450
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All these Raise the Dawn threads.... having to avoid spoilers until I eventually get mine delivered.... ughhhhh....
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