Spoilers TOS: Allegiance in Exile by DRGIII Review Thread

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Sho, Jan 21, 2013.

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Rate Allegiance in Exile.

  1. Outstanding

    16 vote(s)
    30.2%
  2. Above Average

    20 vote(s)
    37.7%
  3. Average

    14 vote(s)
    26.4%
  4. Below Average

    2 vote(s)
    3.8%
  5. Poor

    1 vote(s)
    1.9%
  1. Zedferret

    Zedferret Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    I hope he hasn't used the Serenity storyline (probably not original either) where they find out everyone is dead or mad from their own governments experiments.
     
  2. JWolf

    JWolf Commodore Commodore

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    Seeing as nobody has yet voted, can we please have the option for Better then above average, but not quite outstanding?
     
  3. BillJ

    BillJ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    What exactly is the point?
     
  4. zarkon

    zarkon Captain Captain

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    We have a five point scale, the words associated are meaningless. If you don't like them, just ignore them and see them as 2/5 or 5/5 or whatever.
     
  5. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    Yeah, there's no sense in abandoning the established 5-point structure just because one poster has a problem with it. Besides, adding another gradation in the upper half would leave the scale asymmetrical.
     
  6. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Has anyone seen a hardcopy version?
     
  7. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    You mean as in hardcover?
     
  8. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    "Hardcopy" generally means something in physical form as opposed to purely electronic, so I assume he's asking if anyone's seen the MMPB version as opposed to the e-book.
     
  9. Defcon

    Defcon Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Well, Therin obviously has one, but he visited DRGIII recently (or is still with him?), so I guess he got one of DRG III'S author copies.
     
  10. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    That's why I asked, wether he ment hardcopy or hardcover.
     
  11. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    ^But there is no hardcover edition of this book, while there is an e-book edition. So I think the answer is self-evident.
     
  12. Sho

    Sho Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I know my ranking page shouldn't really act as a constraint on the forum of course, but just personally I'd prefer to keep the established structure so new threads continue to be comparable to the old ones, for that purpose.
     
  13. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    Ian with David R George III, just outside the Batcave by Karen Ragan-George on Therin of Andor's Flickr

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    Edit: Hehehehe. Quick update. Still in Los Angeles, off home tomorrow. I just received an email from Galaxy Bookshop in Sydney (dated tomorrow), and the new "Allegiance in Exile" novel has just arrived there. Well, I had a scoop for all of four days. ;)
     
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  14. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    I know that, but perhaps the poster didn't, and mixed up two terms. I was seeking a simple clarification on that. My apologies.
     
  15. rfmcdpei

    rfmcdpei Captain Captain

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    How do you post spoilers, again?
     
  16. King Daniel Beyond

    King Daniel Beyond Admiral Admiral

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    [*SPOILER=Subject of spoiler]
    Spoilers here.
    [/SPOILER]
    Just without the *
     
  17. rfmcdpei

    rfmcdpei Captain Captain

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    Thanks!

    Kirk on the first five-year mission makes first contact with the Bajorans. And the Ascendants feature!

     
  18. Christopher

    Christopher Writer Admiral

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    The other way to post spoilers is to use the advanced reply window (either by hitting "Post Reply" on the left or "Go Advanced" beneath the Quick Reply window) and click the yellow smiley icon on the top right, the one with the x for a mouth.
     
  19. Sho

    Sho Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Ok that is fascinating @ spoilers ... going to order this now ...
     
  20. Markonian

    Markonian Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Is the <spoiler> just a throwaway reference or a plot point of the novel? I'm not much into the 5YM but I love continuity porn.