TOS: The Red Ensign by DRGIII - January 2013

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by DarkHorizon, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. Therin of Andor

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    I remember it well: when the novelization of TNG's "Encounter at Farpoint" first made it into "upcoming publications" bulletins, it was to be written, not by David Gerrold, but... "Godonly Nose".
     
  2. DEWLine

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    For me, seeing the phrase "Red Ensign" puts this context in play:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Ensign#Canada

    There was a LOT of argument over whether or not it should be replaced by anything at all, much less the flag we have today...
     
  3. Sci

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    Well, it's all kind of a moot point, since The Red Ensign won't be the book's title. And I'd point out that the Red Ensign encompasses more than the pre-1965 Canadian flag.

    My grandfather is Canadian, and I've heard him speak about the "Great Flag Debate" now and then. It's fascinating to hear about a debate like that happening in modern times -- we Americans, after all, pretty much had our flag's basic design set back in the 1700s. Personally, I think the Maple Leaf Flag is a much stronger design than the Red Ensign -- it's bolder, more elegant, and it's more distinctively Canadian. But I can also understand feeling attached to the Red Ensign, particularly for Canadian veterans.
     
  4. timothy

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    are we sure this is'nt a star wars crossover he could be a sith. lol
     
  5. shanejayell

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    This is NOT the final title, apparently.

    http://www.facebook.com/DRGIII

    DRGIII has asked in the past that his words elsewhere shouldn't be copy and pasted here, so please just paraphrase in the future -- Rosalind
     
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  6. Sci

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  7. shanejayell

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    Ooops.

    *lol*
     
  8. Defcon

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    It's still only a working title, but DRG III has revealed in Part 2 of his startrek.com interview that at the moment he calls the book Allegiance in Exile.

    (For completeness' sake: You can find Part 1 of the interview here.)
     
  9. Patrick O'Brien

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    ^Thanks for the link DEFCON:bolian: