The amount of continuity porn in a Cox novel

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  1. kirk55555

    kirk55555 Commodore Commodore

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    The Q Continuum Trilogy is three of my favorite Star Trek books ever. I was already a huge Q fan, and this was just a great trilogy. They weren't the first great Q books (that honor would probably go to Q-Squared), but I'd say that they're even better than Q-Squared and I,Q which are two other great ST books. I'm a fan of continuity, although thats not what I think make these books great (although I do like getting an actually interesting context for the "god" in Star Trek V). It was just a great read from beginning to end.
     
  2. tomswift2002

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  3. Elias Vaughn

    Elias Vaughn Captain Captain

    ...and now I want to read Q-in-Law.
     
  4. Thrawn

    Thrawn Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Correct.
     
  5. EddyDrama

    EddyDrama Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Q-in-law is a really good book, I also like the audiobook of that one a lot. A shame that Q-continuum trilogy never got audiobook versions, even if they would have been abridged versions I would not have minded if John de Lancie would have been the voicing it.

    ps. I love the terms "continuity porn" and "continuity erotica". :)
     
  6. Greg Cox

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    That would've been cool indeed.

    As a consolation prize, I did get John de Lancie to autograph a copy of the omnibus edition at Shore Leave a few years back.

    And I believe the Q books are still my best-selling Trek books, for which I give full credit to the enormous popularity of Q himself!
     
  7. tomswift2002

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    Aside from Kirsten Beyer, I think only you and Peter David have written stories with Q. Of course the stories that you (Cox) and David wrote about Q seem to have been written more with the comedic Q from TNG, rather than the "family" Q from Voyager.
     
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    Don't forget about Q&A by Keith R. A. Decandido!
     
  9. JD

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    I could have sworn I saw audiobooks of The Q-Cotinuum books read by John de Lancie on ITunes sometime. Guess not.
    Yep, I just checked and there aren't any. I guess I must have been thinking of one of the other Q books.
     
  10. Greg Cox

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    ^ As far as I know, only my Eugenics Wars books were turned into audiobooks, at least as far as my Trek output in concerned.
     
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  12. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    50 Shades of Continuity?
     
  13. bbailey861

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    I like this thread. It's exciting.
     
  14. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    In Britain we call it Fanwank...
     
  15. Shane Houston

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    In Kentucky we call it Star Trek: The Next Generations Before Dishonor. :klingon:
     
  16. Greg Cox

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    As in the classic Jack Vance novel: Servants of the FanWank? :)
     
  17. Use of Time

    Use of Time Commodore Commodore

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    It is titillating. Seriously though Greg, the Khan books were loaded with great tie-ins but it never felt overwhelming or over the top. How you kept all of that stuff straight is beyond me. I'm picturing this giant white board with arrows all over the place.
     
  18. EddyDrama

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    Nice! That is a good consolation prize.

    :)

    Well us continuity fetishists do like to fanwank (sometimes excessively) to continuity porn wether it is continuity erotica or continuity porn in the triple X kind. :lol:
     
  19. Daddy Todd

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    I believe that would be Servants of the FanWankh.

    Some silly person at the Vance Integral Edition convinced Vance to change "Wankh" to "Wannek" for the VIE because "Wankh" had an "unsavoury" connotation.

    I think it's an insult to Wankhers everywhere.
     

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