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Old October 11 2008, 09:44 PM   #1
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Old October 12 2008, 07:22 AM   #2
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WTF?
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Old October 12 2008, 11:00 AM   #3
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Old October 13 2008, 11:41 PM   #4
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wrong forum
What we like to call an "oopsie!"
Y'a know, you probably had some of the more hard-core readers scrambling all over GOOGLE with this one, Xeris!
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Since this is here anyway, and tangentially relevant, I will put my question here.

I've read all of Infinity's Prism and all three stories do end on a relatively happy note. The Chimes at Midnight ends with trouble looming, but on a happy note.

Is there a problem with ending a negative note?
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Old October 16 2008, 02:16 PM   #6
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Since this is here anyway, and tangentially relevant, I will put my question here.

I've read all of Infinity's Prism and all three stories do end on a relatively happy note. The Chimes at Midnight ends with trouble looming, but on a happy note.

Is there a problem with ending a negative note?
Obviously you haven't read A Gutted World yet...
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Old October 16 2008, 04:55 PM   #7
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since this is here, I'd like to ask Geoff, Bill, Keith and James:

What happens next?

did you ever consider what happened after the story or not?
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Old October 16 2008, 06:11 PM   #8
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^ Only in really really broad terms.
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captcalhoun wrote: View Post
since this is here, I'd like to ask Geoff, Bill, Keith and James:

What happens next?

did you ever consider what happened after the story or not?
Not really, no. And if I were to do a follow-up in the ALPU timeline, I think I would be more interested in going back and filling more details of the post-ENT, pre-TOS time period than doing a traditional sequel.
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Christopher wrote: View Post
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Since this is here anyway, and tangentially relevant, I will put my question here.

I've read all of Infinity's Prism and all three stories do end on a relatively happy note. The Chimes at Midnight ends with trouble looming, but on a happy note.

Is there a problem with ending a negative note?
Obviously you haven't read A Gutted World yet...
Reading that one now, and enjoying it too. I have enjoyed them all.

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Not really, no. And if I were to do a follow-up in the ALPU timeline, I think I would be more interested in going back and filling more details of the post-ENT, pre-TOS time period than doing a traditional sequel.
This is almost setting up a new long-term line of books, since there are so many possibilities, from expanding on snippets from various alternate reality episodes to different decisions made and so on. I'm already looking forward to MyrU III
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Old October 16 2008, 08:17 PM   #11
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^ Only in really really broad terms.
broad or narrow is fine with me...
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Old October 16 2008, 09:43 PM   #12
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since this is here, I'd like to ask Geoff, Bill, Keith and James:

What happens next?

did you ever consider what happened after the story or not?
Rocks fall. Everyone dies.

Seriously, though, I never really quantifed it that much, but I assumed that the story would lead to galaxy-spanning rebellion, and a whole "fall of Rome" scenario.
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