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View Poll Results: Rate Devil's Bargain.
Outstanding 7 13.46%
Above Average 17 32.69%
Average 14 26.92%
Below Average 12 23.08%
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Old February 23 2013, 06:46 PM   #16
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Re: TOS: Devil's Bargain by Tony Daniel Review Thread (Spoilers!)

For the record, I am neither the politician or the restaurant reviewer.
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Old February 23 2013, 06:50 PM   #17
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Part of the reason I decided to include my middle initial in my professional byline was just in case I got mistaken for the son of Trek movie producer Harve Bennett, who's named Christopher Emil Bennett and is the same age I am. No such confusion has ever occurred as far as I know, so either my cunning plan worked or, more likely, nobody noticed the similarity.

There's also a noted paleontologist named S. Christopher Bennett, but he's my cousin.
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Old February 23 2013, 07:07 PM   #18
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There's also a noted paleontologist named S. Christopher Bennett, but he's my cousin.
Wait. You're not the paleontologist?
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Old February 24 2013, 02:18 AM   #19
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I typed my real name into YouTube once and found an interview with a big corporate hotshot in England.
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Old February 24 2013, 05:16 AM   #20
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I like to think that it drives the politician in San Diego nuts that the first thing that comes up under his name on Google is a bunch of Star Trek and vampire novels! (I'm evil that way.)
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Old February 25 2013, 01:44 PM   #21
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I'm about a third of the way through, really enjoying it so far.
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Old February 27 2013, 04:51 PM   #22
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Got my copy yesterday, just need to finish the book "Wool", before I dive into this one.
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Old February 27 2013, 06:46 PM   #23
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My copy should arrive in the mail soon.I look forward to raeding this one.
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Old February 27 2013, 09:34 PM   #24
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Awaiting my copy. Perhaps i can get it started by Saturday.
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Old March 2 2013, 02:38 AM   #25
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Sorry - wrong thread.
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Old March 2 2013, 10:23 PM   #26
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About a quarter into it. I knew the high level reason the colonists were staying long before it was revealed.
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Old March 3 2013, 01:18 AM   #27
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I haven't purchased it yet, but the asteroid approaching the planet plot sounds a bit like Deep Impact or Armageddon, not that I'm complaining, sounds neat!
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Old March 3 2013, 08:52 PM   #28
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Just picked up my copy yesterday, but at my local store they didn't know how many they had, since their system was saying 5, but they actually had 14 copies, and all 14 were in the "Hot And New Paperbacks" section.
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Old March 3 2013, 10:22 PM   #29
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An asteroid destroying a planet has been done before in TOS but the partial means of its destruction seems unique as I am only halfway through.
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Old March 3 2013, 11:11 PM   #30
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Reminded me of an episode. Yes I guessed what was going on, and the asteroid destruction is familiar, but I felt it was different enough to make the book worth reading.
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