To remember Rene Auberjonois - Odo's best moments in literature

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by DS9forever, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. DS9forever

    DS9forever Commodore Commodore

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    Very sad to hear that Rene Auberjonois has passed. I thought literature fans would like to share their favourite Odo moments in literature or even about Auberjonois himself.

    I remember Auberjonois narrated a lot of audio books, I particularly remember the Eugenics Wars audiobook being expertly narrated.
     
  2. Kilana2

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    Fallen Heroes. Great Odo vs Quark scenes....

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  3. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Was there ever an audiobook version of I, The Constable?

    I would have loved to hear Rene narrate that, in the classic 40's film noir style...
     
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  4. Therin of Andor

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    Three:

    "Fallen Heroes" by Dafydd ab Hugh, read by Rene Auberjonois, 1994, 120 min.

    "Warped" by K.W. Jeter, read by Rene Auberjonois, 1995, 120 min. Abridged by George Truett.

    "The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 2" by Greg Cox, read by Rene Auberjonois, 2002, 180 min. Abridged by George Truett. (Anthony Stewart Head did Volume 1.)

    Sadly, no.
     
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  5. tomswift2002

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    I think my Favorite Odo book is “The Heart of the Warrior” (aka “The Trojan Starship”).
     
  6. marlboro

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    Damn. This sucks. My dad and I are currently watching the entire series. It's the first time he's ever watched it. He emailed me today with the bad news.

    Fallen Heroes has a lot of good Odo and Quark scenes.

    "Foundlings" by Jeffrey Lang from Prophecy and Change is good, too.
     
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  7. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    There are some great Odo moments in Rules of Accusation.
     
  8. Stevil2001

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    I remember thinking The Siege had a good take on Odo; at the time I read it, I wrote, "my favorite bit about Odo actually comes from O'Brien's perspective, where he reflects that Odo has a similar naïveté about human(oid) nature to Data, but where Data is curious about what he doesn't understand, Odo is just offended." Given how early in the process Siege was written, I think it shows how quickly and well Auberjonois established the character.

    In addition to the Odo/Quark scenes in Fallen Heroes (ab Hugh paired them off long before the show finally did), the climax where he journeys into the still-hot fusion core is gripping.

    Odo flying through the Bajoran wormhole himself, with the Dax symbiont ensconced inside him, in Time's Enemy was badass.
     
  9. DS9forever

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    I remember reading that Peter David once had Auberjonois autograph a plush toy of the crab from the Disney Little Mermaid film. Auberjonois voiced the French chef who really liked serving fish.
     
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  10. KRAD

    KRAD Keith R.A. DeCandido Admiral

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    Not really, because Peter only had scripts to go on. He might have known that Auberjonois was cast, but hadn't seen any of his performance when he wrote The Siege.
     
  11. Stevil2001

    Stevil2001 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Oh yeah, good point.
     
  12. tomswift2002

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    According to “Voyages Of Imagination”, Peter David was commissioned during the second week of January 1993 (10-16) to write the novel, with a May release date already. And while VOI says that he was working from the series Bible and first five scripts, in the 2 weeks he wrote the novel, he may’ve seen “Emissary” or bits of it as “Emissary”’s release date was January 3, 1993. So David’s 2 weeks would’ve been (I don’t think he would’ve gotten it the order on a Sunday) from January 11 to 24. January 93 ended on a Sunday, so he could’ve finished, at the latest, on January 31, depending when he got his approval between the 11 & the 15.
     
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  13. Turtletrekker

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    Odo's entrance in Unity was classic.
     
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