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Old 03-05-2008, 04:05 PM   #1
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Brotherton, Mike: Star Dragon. v2, 05. March 2008

Science-Fiction novel from 2003 released under a Creative Commons License.

Reformatted the text, added curly quotes, added a table of contents, added the cover (not sure if this is allowed, I will reupload the book with a self made cover if not).

EDIT: v2 – made some minor corrections (<br /> instead of <p>&nbsp;</p>, non-breaking spaces before en dash and ellipsis)
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Old 03-05-2008, 05:37 PM   #2
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Nicely done! Eventually I'll make the LRF version.

Would you mind if I made an IMP version from your PRC version?
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Any chance of a quick summary of this book? The title sounds fun.
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The SS Cygni probe sent back hours of video, captured by the Biolathe AI, but only a few minutes mattered--the four minutes that showed a creature made of fire, living , moving, dancing in the plasma fire of the double star's accretion disk. A dragon made of star stuff, so alien that only a human expedition to observe and perhaps capture it, could truly understand them.It's a perilous journey into the future, however, for SS Cygni is 245 light- years from Earth, and even though only two years' subjective time will pass on board the Karamojo, the crew will return to an Earth where five hundred years have passed. Captain Lena Fang doesn't care--she has made her life on her ship, where her best friend is the ship's AI. Samuel Fisher, the contract exobiologist,doesn't care, either. He is making the voyage of a lifetime and in the small world of the Karamojo he will have to live with the consequences of his obsessive quest for knowledge. The rest of the small crew--Axel Henderson, the biosystems engineer; Sylvia Devereaux, the beautiful physical sciences expert; and Phil Stearn, the ship's jack-of-all-trades--have their own reasons for saying good-bye to everyone they have ever known. As the Biolathe AI said, uncertain five hundred- year round trips don't attract the most stable personalities, but somehow they'll have to learn to get along with each other, if they're to catch their dragon and come home again.For at the end of the journey is the star dragon--a creature of fire with a nuclear furnace for heart. The crew of the Karamojo--human and AI alike--will risk everything to capture it, and it will take all their technology, all their skill, and more courage than they knew they had, to come home alive.
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Nicely done! Eventually I'll make the LRF version.

Would you mind if I made an IMP version from your PRC version?
I don't mind – feel free to make as many different versions as you want. I attached the html (v2), opf and cover, that should make the task easier.
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Excellent! Thanks for the summary, sounds fun.
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I don't mind – feel free to make as many different version as you want. I attached the html (v2), opf and cover, that should make the task easier.
Actually, I use mobi2imp so if the mobi edition is well made, then so will the imp version.
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