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Old March 29 2011, 12:42 AM   #181
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

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. . . And Soleta will infiltrate the Fire Nation by way of their sewer systems.
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Old March 29 2011, 01:02 PM   #182
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. . . And Soleta will infiltrate the Fire Nation by way of their sewer systems.
Going where no one has gone before...

Or perhaps where everyone in the city has passed before.
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Old March 31 2011, 04:16 AM   #183
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

It's been way too long since I've revisited New Frontier, but I seem to remember the Prometheians' medallion being more, well, hand-held.
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Old April 9 2011, 08:09 AM   #184
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And no, I've no idea why Burgoyne is in the bar.

ETA: Burgoyne apparently is only a place holder in this early draft.
Apparently she was a place holder for Peter David. On startrekromane.de I found a version with him in hir position:

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Old April 9 2011, 06:48 PM   #185
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still think these covers are NOT. AWESOME.
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Old May 12 2011, 09:00 PM   #186
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Cross Cult has posted a draft for the cover of the German translation of Enterprise: The Good That Men Do:

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Old May 13 2011, 12:56 AM   #187
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I like.
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Old May 13 2011, 12:57 PM   #188
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Me too.
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Old May 13 2011, 02:06 PM   #189
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

I recently stumbled upon the German covers. They have all been so much better. The Destiny ones are great, too. I especially like their presentation of Calhoun; he looks more like you would expect for someone from a desert planet.
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Old May 13 2011, 03:17 PM   #190
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Re: Why does Germany get the cool novel covers?

When I was in Germany last week I was looking out for these books in train stations. The people of Ulm seem to be bigger Trekkies than those of Munich based on the number of books in shops.
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Old January 23 2012, 09:00 PM   #191
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For the first time in quite a while CC has released another cover draft. This time for Einheit, the German translation of Unity:

http://8of5.blogspot.com/2012/01/com...ross-cult.html
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Old January 23 2012, 10:56 PM   #192
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For the first time in quite a while CC has released another cover draft. This time for Einheit, the German translation of Unity:

http://8of5.blogspot.com/2012/01/com...ross-cult.html

Hm, I prefered the US cover.
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Old January 25 2012, 03:42 AM   #193
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I like it.
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Old January 31 2012, 12:50 AM   #194
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That is a good cover, wish some of the US covers were more interresting. Vanguard covers have been pretty good.
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Old January 31 2012, 01:02 AM   #195
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I only just noticed the drunken Xindi-Insectoid looming over Calhoun's shoulder. I'm assuming its drunk, anyway. It looks like it's about to interrupt Calhoun's story and start loudly bleating on about its own problems. I trust this doesn't actually happen in the translation, though if any books could handle such an addition and take it in stride, it would be the New Frontier series...

I wonder why they chose a Xindi-I; because it's exotic, I assume?
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