The Children of Kings

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  1. Man of Steel

    Man of Steel Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Children of the Kings by Dave Stern is now out and about waiting for you to pick it up and enjoy all it has to offer. Aside from that, it's the last original novel for the next few months.
     
  2. ClayinCA

    ClayinCA Commodore Commodore

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    I see you're in Brooklyn - where did you find the book? I work in Manhattan...
     
  3. seigezunt

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    Re: The Children of the Kings

    amazon hasn't shipped yet, but is getting it ready, it says...no rush, I have about ten books ahead of it...
     
  4. Ronald Held

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    Mine has not shipped.
     
  5. Man of Steel

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    Re: The Children of the Kings

    Barnes and Noble.
     
  6. Deranged Nasat

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    I've got it, but unfortunately along with "Unspoken Truth" and "Seven Deadly Sins" it has to wait until exam revision period is over. :(
     
  7. Man of Steel

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    I didn't like Unspoken Truth to much.
     
  8. Valin

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    I picked up a copy of the book at a supermarket today. Just started it.
     
  9. Paris

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    I'm a Pike fan so this looks interesting. I always like to get more books that take place in the various "lost era's" in between the shows. Hopefully it's better than Inception...
     
  10. Man of Steel

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    Paris,

    Your siggy is hilarious. Who said it?
     
  11. Paris

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    It's been a few months, so I don't remeber for sure, but I want to say Bill Maher...
     
  12. Garm Bel Iblis

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    Can't wait to read this. Have to try it with the Bruce Greenwood Pike in my mind as he was FABULOUS as Pike.
     
  13. ClayinCA

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    Cool, thanks. I just found a copy in the Penn Station Borders this morning!
     
  14. Tara

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    I got mine this morning! I'm really looking forward to completely devouring it.

    ETA: looks like the ref to NCO Colt as an Ensign was a one-off, tho the spelling of Ilyria as "Illyria" and as a colony I suspect was due to an old error at Memory Beta.

    LOVING what I've read thus far, especially Spock and Number One.
     
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  15. HOoftheKinshaya

    HOoftheKinshaya Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    Spoilers.......





















    I think you will enjoy the book and the portrayal of Pike. I feel he was more in sync with Greenwood/Pike.

    If you liked DR. Boyce from the pilot episode, you will really like this book. He plays a major part and is every bit the emotional DR we all loved in Leonard McCoy.

    The Orions are very much like their appearance in Borderland and Bound episodes from Enterprise. The Males are portrayed as huge hulking brutes and powerful warlords and the females as intelligent and desirous of leadership. It also touches on the history of the Orions and once having a powerful empire.

    Overall I would give it 4/5.
     
  16. JD

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    Sounds good. Have we gotten alot of background on the Orions in the novels before this?
     
  17. Deranged Nasat

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    I'm looking forward to this- an exploration of Orion culture aND history seems long overdue- but sadly it must wait unrtil exam period is finished. I'll have quite a backlog of novels to look forward to. I have glanced througj it, and what 've seen looks interesying.

    please excuse my drunkneness. Annual tradition. I'll be myself again tomorrow. :)
     
  18. mbruno

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    Could a mod please fix the topic title? The book is called "The Children of Kings", not "The Children of the Kings".
     
  19. Deranged Nasat

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    Indeed. That's been boryhering me, too! :lol:
     
  20. mbruno

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    Hope your hangover isn't too bad tomorrow Nasat. :p
     
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