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View Poll Results: Rate Forgotten History.
Outstanding 55 51.40%
Above Average 38 35.51%
Average 9 8.41%
Below Average 3 2.80%
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Old April 21 2012, 09:18 PM   #76
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Re: DTI: Forgotten History by C. L. Bennett Review Thread (Spoilers!)

I managed to pick up the book yesterday since Barnes & Noble already had it listed as available. I just finished it, which must be a new record for me. Needless to say, I'm still processing it but I enjoyed it, as I enjoy all of CLB's books, very much. Some of the jargon makes me go cross-eyed but I have no problem with that. And I love the various ways in which CLB manages to explain certain inconsistencies in the Trek canon.

I would've loved to see more of Dulmer and Lucsly in the present but I understand that isn't the story being told this time around.

Having said that, since CLB has now prequelized and sequelized Star Trek: TMP, I'd love to see Pocket Books let him write a new novelization of the film itself (has such a thing ever been done before?), taking into account everything we now know of the Star Trek universe, both officially and unofficially. Maybe for the film's 35th anniversary?

In any case, good work and I look forward to the next one! (I'd love to see the DTI investigate Picard but I'll understand if you don't want to repeat yourself.)
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Old April 21 2012, 09:23 PM   #77
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Re: DTI: Forgotten History by C. L. Bennett Review Thread (Spoilers!)

And I know I keep saying this but I renew my call for audiobooks of the DTI novels. Read, of course, by Jack Blessing and James Jansen.
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Old April 21 2012, 09:38 PM   #78
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In any case, good work and I look forward to the next one! (I'd love to see the DTI investigate Picard but I'll understand if you don't want to repeat yourself.)
I don't know if I'd want that. We already got plenty of coverage of TNG's time travel stories in Watching the Clock. If Christopher were to focus on a specific series in a future DTI book, I'd rather see him do Voyager. There was lots of wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff in VOY.
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Old April 22 2012, 06:32 AM   #79
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*claps*

Rated it as outstanding. VERY good book, excellently written. Just finished it tonight. Very much a page turner didn't wanna stop until the end.
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Old April 22 2012, 07:43 AM   #80
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In any case, good work and I look forward to the next one! (I'd love to see the DTI investigate Picard but I'll understand if you don't want to repeat yourself.)
The next one should be about the Klingon DTI with lots of fights, battles and bloodwine.
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Old April 24 2012, 02:24 AM   #81
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I'll be downloading this to my Kindle first thing tomorrow morning. Too bad it's a work day.
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Old April 24 2012, 04:52 AM   #82
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I am getting it on my Nook tomarrow can't wait. so looking for to it.
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Old April 24 2012, 07:21 AM   #83
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Just bought it today...the cover is really nice. I'm really behind in my reading so it'll be awhile before I'll get to read it though maybe I'll push it to the top of my to read list after I finish the final Vanguard novel since I really want to read it.
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Old April 24 2012, 04:10 PM   #84
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Now on StarTrek.com, I interview my past self about the writing of Forgotten History:

http://www.startrek.com/article/in-h...pher-l-bennett
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Old April 24 2012, 04:57 PM   #85
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Time puns. We HATE those.
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Old April 24 2012, 05:59 PM   #86
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I'm about a third of the way through. I like this novel very much.

The flying kick reference....
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Old April 24 2012, 06:24 PM   #87
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I bought the .epub-version today. I'll read it after I'm finished with the current novel I'm reading and this weeks Perry Rhodan Neo.
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Old April 24 2012, 06:55 PM   #88
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Now on StarTrek.com, I interview my past self about the writing of Forgotten History:

http://www.startrek.com/article/in-h...pher-l-bennett

that gave me a headache time travel is so confuseing. lol

also got my copy today on my nook color.
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Old April 24 2012, 07:05 PM   #89
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Just picked this up today. Was going to start it this week, but it seems I need to reread Ex Machina first...
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Old April 24 2012, 07:11 PM   #90
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Just picked this up today. Was going to start it this week, but it seems I need to reread Ex Machina first...
You don't need to, but you can if you want to.
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