Still no covers for Cold Equations??

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Mage, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. ronny

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    The image is actually from a vision of Soong that Data has in a dream. http://de.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Noonien_Soong

    Yeah, I know the page is in German. :) The English version doesn't have that image from birthright.
     
  2. Christopher

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    ^Yes, but the dream Soong was presumably programmed into Data by the real, younger Soong when he built Data. I took it as basically a playback of a recorded message. Although now that I think about their relative ages, I think Soong would've been somewhere around 60 at the time he built Data, so I guess he must've programmed in a younger image of himself, no doubt out of the same vanity that led him to make his androids look like him (and, again, like his younger self).
     
  3. Therin of Andor

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    Maybe it's Bob Wheeler in a TNG crossover with "Night Court"?
    http://youtu.be/jrLvtoKZfxY

    Soong probably made that Jell-O mold (seen in "Datalore") early in his career.
     
  4. Enterpriserules

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  5. Mike Winters

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    It looks like Geordi is trying to see what is behind Picard's ear...
     
  6. Paris

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    Did Geordi take a bigger demotion than I thought? I know he gave up the rank of Captain, but didn't he just go down to commander? Or this is an error on Pocket's behalf?
     
  7. Enterpriserules

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    Seems like it is an error, since this is most likely a photo from one of the films being used
     
  8. Paris

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    ^Seems like a weird thing to screw up. Hopefully they caught it before the book went to print/goes to print..
     
  9. Warp Coil

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    While there's nothing particularly groundbreaking or different about the cover art, I like it. Looking forward to seeing the artwork for the third book (which I'm guessing will feature Worf on the cover... I'd be really surprised if a treklit-only character like Choudhury popped up on a U.S. cover design since it rarely happens).
     
  10. tomswift2002

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    Well with Dr. Soong, I was actually thinking of his appearance in the Season 7 episode where we met Data's "mother", and he had programmed a FAQ disc in the event that it was discovered that Data's mother wasn't human.
     
  11. CaptainDonovin

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    Really looking forward to this next batch of novels, starting w/ Brinkmanship this month. The covers aren't too bad. They're [looks at the covers], they're [looks again], they are green.
     
  12. tomswift2002

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    Well, it's too bad that we couldn't get even one cover a year that wasn't Photoshopped or done on computer, but was an actual painted cover, kind of like how TNG covers were done in the early 90's. Plus I remember that several of those covers had the main characters plus a character or two from the story (such as Eye Of The Beholder).
     
  13. DarkHorizon

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    You are correct:

    http://d28hgpri8am2if.cloudfront.net/book_images/cvr9781451650747_9781451650747_hr.jpg

    And, as a triptych, it looks like this:

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  14. Mage

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    All three together now, and I can really dig it!!!
     
  15. King Daniel Beyond

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    Why's Geordi staring at Picard's ear like that?:lol:
     
  16. Darth Duck

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    All men.
     
  17. JD

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    It would look a lot better if the colors lined up on the first two. Other than that I like it.
     
  18. shanejayell

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    I'd have liked two figues on the third cover for balance. Cloudbury, maybe, or the science officer or someone....
     
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  20. Tirius

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    Beverly would have been the obvious choice, if they're going for an all-canon look. I'm not that impressed with these covers, but perhaps they'll look better in printed form...