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View Poll Results: Rate The Persistence of Memory.
Outstanding 71 56.80%
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Average 11 8.80%
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Old October 28 2012, 04:38 PM   #76
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Btw, ENT featured Arik Soong in the Augment trilogy after Immortal Coil was written. They do not contradict one another, or do they?
Nothing I can really think of and I'm almost to the end of the book.
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Old October 28 2012, 04:46 PM   #77
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Btw, ENT featured Arik Soong in the Augment trilogy after Immortal Coil was written. They do not contradict one another, or do they?
I dont see how they would, at least not in any big way. At most, Immortal Coil would assume Noonien's quest to create artificial life is his own, not one begun by his father(?) Arik.
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Old October 28 2012, 05:03 PM   #78
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Old October 28 2012, 09:18 PM   #79
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Due to Mr. Mack I am now rereading "Immortal Coil".
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Old October 28 2012, 11:16 PM   #80
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Due to Mr. Mack I am now rereading "Immortal Coil".
I've also pulled it from the shelf again, as I'll likely be buying PoM next thursday. I wasn't too crazy about Immortail Coil during my first read - certainly a minority opinion at the time - but I'm finding that I'm enjoying it more this time around.
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Old October 28 2012, 11:23 PM   #81
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One thing about this novel that I appreciated was the sense of humour, some of it approaching the level of meta-humour. The example of Galor IV, with its governor wondering whether it was the mere presence of the Enterprise that triggered planetary emergencies, was one example.

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Old October 29 2012, 07:06 AM   #82
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*whispers* Spooooil us ... Data?

Do any guest characters from IC other than Maddox appear in PoM?
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Old October 29 2012, 10:55 AM   #83
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Do any guest characters from IC other than Maddox appear in PoM?
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Old October 29 2012, 08:05 PM   #84
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I should have it downloaded tomorrow?
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Old October 30 2012, 04:26 AM   #85
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Do any guest characters from IC other than Maddox appear in PoM?
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Cool! I might have to move this up to the top of the line for my stuff to buy. Would I miss anything if I the last 3 or 4 Typhon Pact books, and moved on to this?
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Old October 30 2012, 11:16 AM   #86
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Just downloaded to my ipad. Probably wont be able to start it until later today or tomorrow.
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Old October 30 2012, 01:02 PM   #87
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It's funny, for a democratic body ran by a civilian government. It seems Starfleet has an awful lot of power to come in and take over without even consulting the government. Like a battalion commander shutting down Ohio without first consulting elected officials.

Not a complaint about the book, just an observation about our utopian Federation.
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Old October 30 2012, 01:37 PM   #88
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Would I miss anything if I the last 3 or 4 Typhon Pact books, and moved on to this?
I don't think so. The first book, at least, has virtually nothing to do with the Typhon Pact storyline.
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Old October 30 2012, 02:46 PM   #89
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Got it! Love how my kindle updates with no effort on my part Now I need to finish IM and get on with the show.
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Was waiting for me on my Kindle app when I woke up this morning!
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