TP: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Sho, May 19, 2012.

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Rate Plagues of Night.

  1. Outstanding

    59 vote(s)
    52.2%
  2. Above Average

    36 vote(s)
    31.9%
  3. Average

    11 vote(s)
    9.7%
  4. Below Average

    5 vote(s)
    4.4%
  5. Poor

    2 vote(s)
    1.8%
  1. Sho

    Sho Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    "Outstanding" five times out of five is a promising start voting-wise (since we know the other two votes to be bogus).
     
  2. RTOlson

    RTOlson Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    Actually, I voted for "Above Average." While I enjoyed the book, I try to reserve the "Outstanding" vote for the most superior works. Also, this book could be viewed as part one of a duology, so I may revise my vote at the end of book 2.
     
  3. Sho

    Sho Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    ^ Right, sorry. For some reason I thought a second person had come forward with an accidental vote, but I can't actually find the post now.
     
  4. DeVario

    DeVario Commodore Commodore

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    Gonna head out to Barnes and Noble tomorrow to see if they got it. :techman:
     
  5. JD

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    Should I read Seize the Fire and The Struggle Within before I start Plauges? I'm definitely going to read those either way, I'm just dying to see what brings about the spoilers that people have posted about the end of the book, and wanted to know if I'd miss anything important to PoN if I jumped right into it.
     
  6. Kestrel

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    Don't need to read Seize the Fire, it's referenced but very briefly and has no real affect on the story. Don't know about The Struggle Within, I haven't read that one myself since it didn't get dead-tree format. At some point I need to remedy that...
     
  7. Sjaddix

    Sjaddix Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    Someone remind me has Sisko tried the obvious talk to the prophet method, fly into the wormhole.
     
  8. Elias Vaughn

    Elias Vaughn Captain Captain

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    He has.

    He has also tried consulting an Orb.
     
  9. Sjaddix

    Sjaddix Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Lol I would say fake attempt a suicide since they want him alive but then again they can see the future so that is not going to work.
     
  10. King Daniel Beyond

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    I've just this second finished it. I voted "Average", and thought it was a step down from the excellent Rough Beasts of Empire. Too much of the novel felt like just a bunch of stuff happening, rather than a story (or stories) unfolding. If that makes sense. But still worth the read and I'm looking forward to Raise the Dawn.

    BTW, I guessed right about the ending!:D I can't be bothered to find the thread, but I guessed right.
    Although.... now I've read it...
    I suspect we merely saw a huge explosion engulf the station as the reactor blew, rather than saw the station actually being destroyed.
    And that the new station seen on the cover of Raise the Dawn is at the GQ terminus, upping security to prevent the Typhon Pact pulling any more stunts like they did with the communications relay station.
     
  11. CaptainDonovin

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    Started it @ midnight when it arrived on mu kindle, love it so far. There is a lot going on in this one.
     
  12. timothy

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    I got my copy today on my nook color. I am going into this one with high hopes. All ready 50 pages into and I am loving it.
     
  13. DarKush

    DarKush Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I flipped through the book today and decided to pick it up.
     
  14. Hartzilla2007

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    Has he tried using an Orb in the wormhole? According to Zek that usually seems to work.
     
  15. zarkon

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    He's even tried it with green eggs and ham.
    but alas, not a peep, not a dram.
     
  16. Elias Vaughn

    Elias Vaughn Captain Captain

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    Not that I know of.
     
  17. nickyboy

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    Just finished it, simply amazing. Up there with Destiny in my opinion. Galaxy spanning story, great character moments. Thank you DRGIII. Picked up story threads from the previous TP books. Can't wait until the next one!!!
     
  18. rfmcdpei

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    I can't wait until my copy comes in. I just wonder whether or not I should save it for my upcoming flight (Thursday)!
     
  19. Ronald Held

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    Got my copy going to start reeading it by Friday.
     
  20. WarsTrek1993

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    Re: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)

    I'm hoping to pick it up sometime this week, along with Star Wars: The Old Republic: Deceived in paperback.