Holy crap, David Mack is awesome.

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  1. Thrawn

    Thrawn Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Not that this is news.

    I just happened to be reminded, as I read Twilight's Wrath for the first time (his story in Tales Of The Dominion war telling of a major turning point in Shinzon's rise to power), and actually found myself "damn, this is awesome, I wish he'd written a whole novel about this."

    Oh, yes, I found myself wanting a novel about Shinzon, essentially the lamest villain Star Trek ever came up with.

    Dude never misses, I tell you. Every damn book, short story, whatever manages to exceed my expectations.
     
  2. LightningStorm

    LightningStorm The Borg King Commodore

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    HA! I had that exact reaction back when I read it! It was in fact the first in a long line of reasons why Mack is by far my favorite author.
     
  3. David Mack

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    I gotta say, this is my favorite thread title I've ever seen. Nice way to end the day. Thanks for the ego-boost! :D
     
  4. Valin

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    Although it might not have been an ego-boast, I bet you would not have complained if the the thread title had been:
    "Holy crap, David Mack wins MegaMillion."
     
  5. William Leisner

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    Of course, you realize that almost immediately after reading this title, his wife then stuck her head in the door and said, "Holy crap, David Mack still has to change the cat litter!"
     
  6. Sci

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    Yeah, but I'm sure he did it awesomely. :bolian:

    That's it! We should nickname David Mack "Captain Awesome," a la Devon in Chuck! (Hey, it's better than "Angel of Death," right?)
     
  7. Thrawn

    Thrawn Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    :guffaw: I love this board.
     
  8. shadowedgalaxy

    shadowedgalaxy Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    So... when is the movie based on the Destiny trilogy?
    Pretty please, J.J.?
     
  9. Nevyn

    Nevyn Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    How about no film about those books? Even better, let's pretend they never existed.
     
  10. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    let's pretend you just didn't post that?
     
  11. Piper

    Piper Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I suspect you might have missed the point of this thread.
     
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  12. captcalhoun

    captcalhoun Admiral Admiral

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    i suspect you missed the point that i for one would love a Destiny trilogy of movies.
     
  13. Thrawn

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    I wouldn't. I think the books are just about as good as that story could possibly be told. Movies would just change stuff and leave out important things.
     
  14. ensign niner

    ensign niner Cadet Newbie

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    Yes, he is. Thanks for all the great books, David. And, happy holidays to you and your family. Now, a question: I usually just lurk here, but I have not seen Terri O or KRAD post in a while. Are they OK? And, will Andy Mangels have another Star Trek book before the sun goes super nova?
     
  15. Rush Limborg

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    ^Hope so.;)

    BTW...here's a question for David Mack:

    When you do push-ups, sir, are you lifting yourself up...or are you pushing the world down? :cool:
     
  16. JB2005

    JB2005 Commodore Commodore

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    How about...no?
     
  17. Christopher

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    Keith still updates his LiveJournal regularly. I figure his work on Farscape comics and other stuff is just keeping him too busy to post here.
     
  18. David Mack

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    And a fine "How do you do?" to you, too. ;)

    You're quite welcome, and thanks for the kind words.

    Can't speak for Terri or Andy, but Keith is well. He's been very busy with comic-book writing projects and some new original novel proposals, and he is actually here at my house as I type this. In a couple of hours, we'll be hosting some friends for a screening of his roast DVD.

    I wouldn't dream of horning in on Chuck Norris's territory.
     
  19. Ronald Held

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    he certainly gets high marks for taking on the work of the Destiny trilogy.
    Still reading his latest one.
     
  20. Piper

    Piper Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I suspect I meant to be quoting Nevyn and misclicked.
     

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