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View Poll Results: Rate Seize The Fire.
Outstanding 6 5.31%
Above Average 24 21.24%
Average 32 28.32%
Below Average 33 29.20%
Poor 18 15.93%
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Old November 22 2010, 07:32 PM   #31
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Re: Typhon Pact: Seize The Fire review thread

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Today's newspaper! That's hilarious. I was debating when to check my local BookWorld...I was thinking Wednesday, cause I have a hunch it's not there yet.
It is even more funny if you imagine Tuvok saying what is in the speech-bubble to the right!

Indeed. Here's the quote translated to english:

"Today, I can finally give the Public Employment Service the finger."
(Perhaps Social Security would be a better translation, but this'll do."
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Old November 22 2010, 07:35 PM   #32
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Today I can give the work the shape of a finger? I'm not Swedish, obviously.
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Old November 22 2010, 07:39 PM   #33
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Today I can give the work the shape of a finger? I'm not Swedish, obviously.
Read above your post, mate. I translated it for y'all.

Although Riker's is pretty good too: "Recorded nude video films - in school"
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Old November 22 2010, 07:44 PM   #34
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How'd you make that ransom note? Is that a font?
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Old November 22 2010, 07:45 PM   #35
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Those quotes combined with their facial expressions is indeed exquisite.
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Old November 22 2010, 07:49 PM   #36
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How'd you make that ransom note? Is that a font?
Nope. Its a ransom note generator.

Here you go, mate: http://strix.org.uk/ransom/
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Old November 23 2010, 01:59 AM   #37
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How'd you make that ransom note? Is that a font?
Nope. Its a ransom note generator.

Here you go, mate: http://strix.org.uk/ransom/
there's a ransom note generator?!
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Old November 23 2010, 04:24 AM   #38
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For a moment there I thought you meant "Star Trek couple" as in the Martin/Mangels writer duo.
Nah, not that duo. Those two, I'm still pissed at. But as ye say, "deal with it". And so, that is what I'm doing. I meant Ezri and Julian btw.
I can confirm that the decision to break up Julian and Ezri came directly as a mandate from editor Marco Palmieri, and was set up for quite some time before we ever got the writing assignment for WoDS9: Trill - Unjoined.

Whether either of us agreed with the decision or not is immaterial; I know that we tried to make it seem both necessary and heartbreaking, as with the break-up of most any relationship.

As to other comments in this thread, the fact that I didn't work on this Titan book was an immense personal frustration. As a co-creator of the Titan milieu (with Marco, Mike, and Christopher), I feel very close to this particular corner of the franchise.

I had hoped to do Titan comics for IDW, and as mentioned elsewhere, even pitched them WITH Tim Russ as a co-plotter/writer, but IDW passed on the project just before San Diego.

That's the world of working on licensed projects though; sometimes you get to birth the universe, sometimes you get thrown into another Quadrant...
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Old November 23 2010, 04:31 AM   #39
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How'd you make that ransom note? Is that a font?
Nope. Its a ransom note generator.

Here you go, mate: http://strix.org.uk/ransom/
there's a ransom note generator?!
This is becoming more and more hilarious . Good work, ares.
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Old November 23 2010, 09:07 AM   #40
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^ thanks, mate

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I can confirm that the decision to break up Julian and Ezri came directly as a mandate from editor Marco Palmieri, and was set up for quite some time before we ever got the writing assignment for WoDS9: Trill - Unjoined.

Whether either of us agreed with the decision or not is immaterial; I know that we tried to make it seem both necessary and heartbreaking, as with the break-up of most any relationship.

As to other comments in this thread, the fact that I didn't work on this Titan book was an immense personal frustration. As a co-creator of the Titan milieu (with Marco, Mike, and Christopher), I feel very close to this particular corner of the franchise.

I had hoped to do Titan comics for IDW, and as mentioned elsewhere, even pitched them WITH Tim Russ as a co-plotter/writer, but IDW passed on the project just before San Diego.

That's the world of working on licensed projects though; sometimes you get to birth the universe, sometimes you get thrown into another Quadrant...

Aye, yer of the hook, mate. My misconception was corrected a few posts pack. The anger has now been redirected at Mr Palimeri. Nonetheless, thats for the confirmation.

Oh, and I might have sounded a bit harsh. I really was pissed about it all, but in truth, I owe you guys bigtime. I wrote my first fanfic in order to fix what you guys messed up, and I've been hooked on writing ever since. And despite of everything, I liked the book. Its been my source on the Trill mind and society on a number of occasions.

So all in all, I wish you luck in future projects, mate.
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Old November 23 2010, 10:24 PM   #41
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Just picked up my copy from my local book shop. Yay! I'm not holding it for ransom though. Just gonna love it. And I'm glad I found out I can check my local bookstore a whole week "early."
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Old November 25 2010, 07:58 PM   #42
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My copy is on the way!
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Old November 25 2010, 09:55 PM   #43
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Mine, too. Hooray!
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Old November 26 2010, 04:25 AM   #44
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Got mine from Amazon.ca a couple of days ago, but I have to finish reading Simon Forward's unpublished Doctor Who novel Equilibrium (Third Doctor and Liz Shaw) before I get to it.
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Old November 28 2010, 01:43 AM   #45
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Got mine on Fri. Wow this thing is huge. Shorter chapters then ZSG but 500 pages.
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