Destiny: Mere Mortals by David Mack Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Julio Angel Ortiz, Oct 24, 2008.

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Grade "Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals"

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  1. PaulSimpson

    PaulSimpson Writer/Editor Captain

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Sort of... but it'll be "factual" rather than a new story.
     
  2. Luminus

    Luminus Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Well that sucks.

    You've GOT to be kidding me. I'm disagreeing with your position on a message board and because you can't convert me, you get upset and run away. What a joke.:guffaw: Good riddance.

    Fantastic!
     
  3. JD

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    What about the Destiny origin, will that be included? Or is it to new at this point?
     
  4. Luminus

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Where did you get this information?
     
  5. Steve Roby

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Well, isn't that special.
     
  6. JD

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    I'm not the one who said that, Paul Simspon, the editor of the Star Trek magazine is. And that would be how he got that information, he's the guy in charge of the magazine.
     
  7. Luminus

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    I was asking how did you find out. I did a search and couldn't find a reference.
     
  8. Rosalind

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  9. Luminus

    Luminus Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Where did the information come from? I know that guy posted it, I just quoted the wrong person.

    EDIT: I don't know who Paul Simpson is, but I guess by your post he's an insider.
     
  10. Rosalind

    Rosalind TrekLit's Dr Rose Mod Admiral

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    As JD said, Paul Simpson is the editor of the magazine.
     
  11. Luminus

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Woops! Guess I missed that one. I'm a little distracted by my daughter, right now. Sorry.
     
  12. PaulSimpson

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    No worries - daughters do that!!

    You wouldn't have found out the info anywhere else on the net, as I made the announcement in this thread. It's something that I've had in mind, and discussed with the author in question a few weeks ago, as I want something big and punchy for the post-Movie issues. It will cover Destiny - it was reading that (and A Singular Destiny, which seriously rocks!) which prompted the commission.

    Paul
     
  13. JD

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    You got to read A Singular Destiny already? I hate you.:mad:

    Just kidding, of course. Although I am very jealous.
     
  14. Dimesdan

    Dimesdan "Down with this sort of thing!" Premium Member

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Ditto here, but I guess being the editor of a Trek Magazine gets its perks and reading the books well before publication is one of them.
     
  15. casey

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    I think I am in the wrong line of work. I need to figure out how to get that job.
     
  16. Fireflywyo300

    Fireflywyo300 Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Dear Mr. Mack and other Star Trek authors, developers, and collaborators who worked on Destiny.

    Thank your for all the sleepless nights that I've had because I haven't been able to put down this series.

    I will have my attorney's contact you if I have any complications that arise from any prescribed sleeping pharmaceuticals that I may have to take in order to return to a normal sleep cycle.

    :lol:

    Well done!

    Cheers,
    Fireflywyo300

    P.S. And now on to Vanguard.
     
  17. JD

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    Ooo, you're starting Vanguard. I love those books, Vanguard is actually in my top four Trek series in all mediums, along with TNG, DS9/DS9R, and Titan.
     
  18. JD

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny: Mere Mortals - SPOILER Thread

    I just finisehed MM, last night and I loved it. So far this trilogy has actually been one of the rare things to actually meet the hype surrounding it. Well done, David. On to Lost Souls. I'm gonna say all of my specific comments for after I finish Lost Souls.
     
  19. Eeveevolve

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny Book 2: Mere Mortals - (SPOILERS)

    Well done.
    great book.
    Plenty of action at the beginning and end.

    Poor Voyager. Im sure they need that nacele..... :(


    Just gotta say this is One of the best series of books I have read so far.

    Roll on book 3.
    COME ON AMAZON!!!!
     
  20. BryanSorensen

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    Re: Star Trek: Destiny Book 2: Mere Mortals - (SPOILERS)

    Congratulations to all who worked on these books! Ive said my peace about the other two novels, and I'll say it here....What a great story! I read the entire trilogy in 3 days! Bravo on everything about them...I cant wait to read KRADs A Singular Destiny! for that matter, the next Titan, TNG and VOY books too!