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View Poll Results: Rate Paths Of Disharmony.
Outstanding 8 23.53%
Above Average 18 52.94%
Average 5 14.71%
Below Average 2 5.88%
Poor 1 2.94%
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Old January 20 2011, 06:27 AM   #1
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TP: Paths Of Disharmony by Dayton Ward Review Thread (Spoilers free)

A week before the release date is usually about when these things hit, so fire away!

EDIT: Crap, just saw Nasat's thread. Mods: maybe merge? Sorry!

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Old January 20 2011, 08:32 AM   #2
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread

^ nah, we'll keep this one for polls and spoiler free, and the other one for spoilers.
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Old January 20 2011, 04:21 PM   #3
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread (spoiler free)

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A week before the release date is usually about when these things hit, so fire away!
Got it about a week ago, but probably won't start to read it before the weekend.
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Old January 21 2011, 12:16 AM   #4
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^ nah, we'll keep this one for polls and spoiler free, and the other one for spoilers.
Works for me.
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Old January 21 2011, 06:32 PM   #5
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So I'm looking at Barnes & Noble looking for the eBook release, and it's saying that it's not available and isn't available for pre-order....do you think that it will be available in eBook format?
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Old January 21 2011, 07:17 PM   #6
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread (spoiler free)

I voted above average and would give the book an 8.5/10. I posted some additional (spoilery) thoughts in the other thread.

I liked this book the most out of the four TP novels and would rank them as follows:
  1. Paths of Disharmony (8.5/10)
  2. Zero Sum Game (8/10)
  3. Rough Beasts of Empire (5/10 (Sisko)), (8.5/10 (Spock))
  4. Seize the Fire (4/10)
'Seize the Fire' was the only book I really didn't like, but as a whole I enjoyed this 'series'.
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Old January 21 2011, 08:44 PM   #7
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread (spoiler free)

Anyone in Canada have this yet? Chapters doesn't seem yo have it yet....
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Old January 23 2011, 09:19 AM   #8
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread (spoiler free)

I am generally unenthusiastic about relaunch Andorians, so I haven't decided whether or not I want to buy the book immediately or not. Judging from Ward's personal website and running review/commentary on TOS's third season with David Mack, he's an entertaining author...but all the same I hesitate at the 'place order' screen. Without too much detail, does the crew of the Enterprise-E get to shine? I am particularly fond of Chen.
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Old January 27 2011, 01:32 PM   #9
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Re: Typhon Pact: Paths Of Disharmony Review Thread (spoiler free)

as Thrawn suggested at the top - maybe it would be better to merge this thread with the "Blues" one?
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Old January 27 2011, 08:15 PM   #10
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It is brilliant so far. Just got it today and on chapter 5 all ready! I would rank them
POD
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Old January 27 2011, 11:16 PM   #11
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Are Paths of Disharmony and Rough Beasts of Empire any better than the first two Typhon Pact novels? I found those really underwhelming.
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Old January 27 2011, 11:16 PM   #12
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Hmm. Halfway through POD I'd rank them

RBoE
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POD
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But obviously my feelings could change for a book I haven't finished yet.
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Old January 28 2011, 12:10 AM   #13
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Are Paths of Disharmony and Rough Beasts of Empire any better than the first two Typhon Pact novels? I found those really underwhelming.
Regarding Beasts, depending on who you ask, either REALLY YES (I think this) or REALLY NO. Controversial plot choices, to say the least; I loved it.

Can't comment on Paths yet, still reading.
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Old January 28 2011, 01:34 AM   #14
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Are Paths of Disharmony and Rough Beasts of Empire any better than the first two Typhon Pact novels? I found those really underwhelming.
Regarding Beasts, depending on who you ask, either REALLY YES (I think this) or REALLY NO. Controversial plot choices, to say the least; I loved it.

Can't comment on Paths yet, still reading.
Thanks. Getting a Kindle next weekend and it would seem wrong if the first book I get for it wasn't Star Trek.
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Old January 28 2011, 01:38 AM   #15
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jhempel24 wrote: View Post
So I'm looking at Barnes & Noble looking for the eBook release, and it's saying that it's not available and isn't available for pre-order....do you think that it will be available in eBook format?
It's available now at B&N.
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