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Old 09-10-2013, 11:48 AM   #2416
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Waiting for TV series #2.
Me too. I always watch the sci-fi fantasy series on TV and at the movies.

However that doesn't include series like Siberia or Under the Dome which are more in the "Lost," "X Files" and "Twin Peaks" genre.

As an aside, to illustrate my intense interest, I notice that "Man of Steel" is closing in on the #50 position on the all time movie revenue list. It should be a few more weeks.
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:44 PM   #2417
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Jim Butcher: I don’t like torturing my characters, I like torturing my READERS. It happens to be that torturing the characters is the best way to do that.
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Old 09-11-2013, 08:46 AM   #2418
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Sorry if this has been quoted already, I have a terrible memory

From Proven Guilty, Harry taking Molly home to her parents:

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Beside me, Molly rolled her shoulders in a few jerky motions and pushed at her hair in fitful little gestures. She tugged at her well-tattered skirts, and grimaced at her boots. “Can you see if there’s any mud on them?” I paused to consider her for a second. Then I said, “You have two tattoos showing right now, and you probably used a fake ID to get them. Your piercings would set off any metal detector worth the name, and you’re featuring them in parts of your anatomy your parents wish you didn’t yet realize you had. You’re dressed like Frankenhooker, and your hair has been dyed colors I previously thought existed only in cotton candy.” I turned to face the door again. “I wouldn’t waste time worrying about a little mud on the boots.”
Frankenhooker I remember those days!
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:49 AM   #2419
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Cool Cinder Spires


Could this be "Bob" costumed for an appearance in "Cinder Spires"?!


Maybe this is an Airship from Cinder Spires?

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Old 09-11-2013, 02:14 PM   #2420
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Name: Ebenezer McCoy
Origin: Dresden Files
Gender: Male
Classification: Human
Age: Unknown
Powers and Abilities: Telekinesis, gravity manipulation, fire projection, earth manipulation, instant death, kinetic energy blasts, can strip opponents of their life force, is capable of resisting the mind raping effects of black magic due to his title of Blackstaff, anti tech powers, energy shields, several more
Weaknesses: Human Weaknesses
Destructive Capacity: Building+ level, City+ level with high end attacks (caused volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and yanked sattelites from orbit, though how he performed said feats is unknown)
Range: Melee range, several hundred kilometers with range
Speed: Peak Human
Durability: Human, city+ level with shields (should be capable of generating similar levels of energy to his high end attacks into his shields)
Lifting Strength: Human
Striking Strength: Human
Stamina: Superhuman
Standard Equipment: -
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Notable OBD Victories:

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Old 09-11-2013, 09:42 PM   #2421
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I am still reading Grave Peril, I have small kids..., and I am reading about
Bianca's Party. There is a meeting there with Ferrovax and Harry together with Michael. Ferrovax humbles Harry with his power, but somehow seems to respect Michael. He hates (if such an emotion is applicable to him...) Michael for killing a dragon. With his power, Michael should not be more than a fly to him, so why the respect?
He's a Knight of the Cross -- his lot are practically MADE to kill dragons. The Swords hold a special power to cut right through magic and generate uncanny good luck whenever on a mission from G-d, and that's not something a dragon (notoriously some of the most magically powerful beings on the planet) can take lightly.

After all, he DID kill a dragon. He is (was) indeed a formidable adversary. Again, as a Knight of the Cross, he is virtually alone in possessing both the inclination and the power to kill a dragon, on principle, whereas most people (beings?) would consider it too risky and for no real benefit.

Basically, Ferrovax is scared of him.
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Old 09-11-2013, 11:47 PM   #2422
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:28 PM   #2423
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Skin Game release in....

82 DAYS!!!


I'm part way through Proven Guilty now. I don't think I can drag it out to start Skin Game right after finishing the series but oh well.
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:41 PM   #2424
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Th dog is gorgeous! I want one!
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:07 PM   #2425
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82 DAYS!!!


I'm part way through Proven Guilty now. I don't think I can drag it out to start Skin Game right after finishing the series but oh well.
Would some kind soul please donate some K to Lea for the update? I can't until I spread it around a bit! :P
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:19 PM   #2426
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Would some kind soul please donate some K to Lea for the update? I can't until I spread it around a bit! :P
Done.
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:24 PM   #2427
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:48 PM   #2428
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After quite a long hiatus, I'm back to reading Dresden.

Finished White Night this morning. Loaded Small Favor up on on my Android tablet. I've got two unfinished books in front of it, but it won't be too long.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:18 PM   #2429
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...my thanks to you, the progenitor of this thread!

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