FIRST CONTACT: The Iron Horse

Discussion in 'Fan Fiction' started by Michael_Kroh, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. Gibraltar

    Gibraltar Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Wow, and the rescue op was going along so well, too. :eek:

    This pretty much fits the definition of from bad to worse… I hope Kroh & Company can come up with something on the fly, or the situation’s going to get a lot messier than anyone anticipated.

    Your writing is just as crisp and sharp as I remember, and you’re creating indelible images with your prose. I find myself having to keep reminding myself that this is fanfic, and Trek fanfic to boot. The characters, the settings, and the well-paced action sequences are conspiring to make this one hell of an adventure.

    Glad to have you back with us! :thumbsup:
     
  2. CeJay

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    Oh I've missed the Iron Horse, about time for it to make a comeback.

    I loved the way you show us the events from different perspective. Not only was the action seamless it was fascinating to experience it from different angles.

    I said this before but I'll say it again you have crafted a marvelous world here with a rich and intricate history. Green, the Caretaker and Optimal look like a formidable enemy for Kroh and his Iron Horse.

    Now you left us with another nail-biting cliffhanger. Can't wait to see how those CATS get out of this one.
     
  3. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I apologize for the thread bump, but I heard this through the grapevine. I have it on excellent authority...get ready for this, you're gonna like it...

    IRON HORSE WILL RETURN

    :techman: :techman: :techman:
     
  4. Mistral

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    Yeah! Woohoo!
     
  5. Gibraltar

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    Looking forward to it. :)
     
  6. Mr. Laser Beam

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    This would make a totally kick ass twelfth Trek film. :)

    Starring Vaughn Armstrong as the Iron Horse's commander, of course.
     
  7. Praetor

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    This was pretty awesome. Any updates? :)
     
  8. Michael_Kroh

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    Hello, a quick note for everyone:

    FIRST CONTACT: The Iron Horse...ep001 "Turn The Page" is in progress, rewritten as a full-length novella. The post-atomic world and the people who live in it have more layers than before, more applied sciences, sharper product placement and brand name integration, more WWIII & Recovery + New Economy, More Optimal characters and backstory, etc etc...I apologize for the long wait. But FC:TIH is coming, rest assured.

    Thank you for reading!
     
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  9. Praetor

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    Good news! It will be well worth the wait. :D
     
  10. CeJay

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    Excellent. Looking forward to it.
     
  11. Mistral

    Mistral Vice Admiral Admiral

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    So where is it?
     
  12. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I am very much looking forward to this, but I say give them time. Don't rush these guys. It'll be worth it in the end, I'm sure of it.
     
  13. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm just doing my part to bump this thread so more people will notice this excellent work. :techman:
     
  14. Michael_Kroh

    Michael_Kroh Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Hang in there! The Iron Horse is moving forward, but very slowly. I won't patronize the details of life challenges that are slowing this project down, but I hack and chip away at it when I can.

    Also, this story has become a full-blown novel. Many readers have become excited about the franchise potential, so when this book is (finally) done it will be submitted to Pocket Books for review.

    After Pocket / Paramount rejects it, I will publish it here on the BBS in a new thread. I really don't know how long the wait will be...the book itself is incomplete, and the submission process will take time.

    Thank you everyone for reading! Stay tuned!
     
  15. Mistral

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    He lives! If you could pop in with updates like this from time to time it would be great!
     
  16. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    At this time I feel the need to keep this excellent work in our minds by bumping the thread. :techman: