First Look: The Klingon Art of War by some dude named DeCandido

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by KRAD, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. Defcon

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    There's a Kindle version listed on Amazon, so I assume there will be a nook (which you have IIRC) version as well.
     
  2. JD

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    Yeah, I have a Nook, and I'm glad to see an e-book version is coming out. For a long time these kinds of books didn't get digital releases, but now thanks to the rise of tablets the majority of them do. That makes me very happy.
     
  3. Salvek

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  4. Salvek

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    Hi All

    What good luck -I have only just discovered the IKS Gorkon series (Yes it was a big rock I was under) -The synopsis has myself very excited. So I have some questions, Hopefully Krad or fellow fans can answer.


    Are their other books I MUST read before reading Honor Bound? So I get all the references?

    Are there any hardcover/collector versions? ( I had a very hard time finding them -Im in Australia) I got them off E-BAY but the condition of the books is not great. Eager to buy brand new books.

    Very keen on the New book as well.
    Any help a big thanks:klingon:
     
  5. bullethead

    bullethead Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Diplomatic Implausibility and whatever the first Gorkon book's name (for some reason, I blank out on the odd numbered titles).
     
  6. RoB

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    The first Gorkon novel is A Good Day to Die.
     
  7. KRAD

    KRAD Keith R.A. DeCandido Admiral

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    There's nothing you must read because Star Trek novels are a luxury item and are not required reading. :) I also made an effort to fill folks in who might not have read earlier books or simply might have forgotten details. Having said that, Honor Bound is part 2 of a two-part story, so I'd recommend starting with A Good Day to Die.

    Here's the full list of significant appearances by Klag and the gang:

    "A Song Well Sung" in Tales of the Dominion War
    TNG: Diplomatic Implausibility
    The Brave and the Bold
    Book 2
    I.K.S. Gorkon Book 1: A Good Day to Die
    I.K.S. Gorkon
    Book 2: Honor Bound
    I.K.S. Gorkon
    Book 3: Enemy Territory
    "loDnI'pu' vavpu' je" in Tales from the Captain's Table
    Klingon Empire: A Burning House
    A Singular Destiny



    Nope.

    Hope you enjoy the books!
     
  8. Salvek

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    Thanks all and thanks Krad for your help:klingon:
     
  9. flavaflav

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    Great news!!!! Can't wait for this!
     
  10. JWolf

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    Does this mean life on TrekBBS is returning to normal with a KRAD list?
     
  11. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    To be fair, Klag was fleshed out by KRAD and KRAD alone. What do you expect? ...or were you just trolling again? :klingon:
     
  12. Christopher

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    ^Huh? There's no trolling there. KRAD lists were once a highlight of this board, but we've seen less of him in recent times. Sounds to me like JWolf is just saying he's glad to see him back.
     
  13. Paris

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    I'm sorry if I misread his intention. It seemed like a complaint to me. It seemed like he was implying KRAD was just trying to push his own work by listing stories he wrote that featured Klag. I was saying that as KRAD is the only writer who has told stories about Klag, that only his work could be cited when discussing Klag.
     
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  14. Christopher

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    ^The point is about the author of the list, not the author of the books listed.
     
  15. jpv2000

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    Looks like it is. ;)
     
  16. Paris

    Paris Commodore Commodore

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    I understand.
     
  17. Nob Akimoto

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    Out of curiosity, have Klingons ever actually commented on works like Hagakure? Will they maybe use it as a comparison for us poor humans to get a better sense of Klingon honor? (This whole thing has always kinda bothered me when Klingons discussed human culture. Did all copies of anything written in Edo-Japan end up being torched in WW3 or something?)

    I mean they love Shakespeare, but for some reason are completely absent on stories like Chuushingura which strikes me as a bit bizarre. (I'm sure part of this simply has to do with what writers were familiar with, but still)
     
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  18. Man of Steel

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    Welcome back to the Trek fold. Does this mean you will reward us with another novel at some point?

    Keith DeCandido:
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    Missing From The Federation since 2010
     
  19. Durek

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    Good to have you back, KRAD. I look forward to getting your new works.